EUROPEAN DRUG PREVENTION PRIZE
The European Drug Prevention Prize was launched
for the first time in 2004. It is awarded every two years to three drug prevention projects that
fully involve young people, either in the development and implementation of activities,
the decision-making, the project management
and/or the evaluation.
The Pompidou Group is awarding this Prize to highlight good-quality drug prevention projects
that have proved successful in practice in involving young people. It aims to encourage the development
of drug prevention work in which youth is
The projects are evaluated by a jury of seven young people advised by experts in the field of
drug prevention. The prize-winners each receive a trophy, a diploma and a
prize-money of €5.000.
Another cycle of the Pompidou Group’s European Drug
Prevention Prize is starting.
We need to recruit
four new Jury members to join with our three experienced
Jurors to form the young people’s Jury for the 2016 Prize.
To become a Jury member you will need to be a citizen of
a Pompidou Group Member State, and be aged between
16 and 21 years at the time of the appointment. You
will be interested in drug prevention and
in the participation of young people; you
will probably have some experience in one or both of these
areas. You will be eager to support innovation in drugs
prevention; you will be keen to promote healthy lifestyles.
The Jury proceedings and communications are conducted in
English, so you must have good English language
skills. You’ll have good communication and
THIS DOCUMENT gives the details
of the recruitment process, which closes on September 25th
If you think that you are suitably qualified,
And if you know any young people who
would be suitable to apply, please encourage them to do so.
You can hear some of the previous jurors discussing
their involvement with the Prize by listening to the
podcasts. And you can view the Award Ceremonies videos
included as links on this page.
If you have any
questions about this process, or about the Prize in general,
The Prevention Prize is the Pompidou
Group’s Award for quality drug prevention projects that
fully involve young people. It is open to all Member States
of the Pompidou Group and of the Council of Europe as well
the MedNET countries. |
Three Prizes are awarded every
two years by a seven-person Jury consisting of young people
recruited from the Pompidou Group’s Member States.
The jurors serve for two Prize Cycles, and we are now
recruiting Jurors to serve on the Jury for the 2016 and 2018
Full details of how to apply to be a
submit your application by September 25th 2015.
you have any questions about being a juror, or about the
Prize in general, please
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