Pompidou Group - Co-operation Group to Combat Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Drugs

Dublin Ministerial Conference (2003)

On 16-17 October 2003, Ministers and government representatives of the Pompidou Group’s Member States and representatives of the European Commission met in Dublin, Ireland.

The Conference dealt with the general theme: “New Challenges for Drug Policy in Europe”.

The Conference adopted a Statement on the Structure and Working methods of the Pompidou Group, enshrining certain amendments made to the “Modernisation report” adopted at the Sintra Ministerial Conference in 2000, as well as the Work Programme 2004-2006 of the Pompidou Group.

The XIII Ministerial Conference of the Group marked the end of the Irish presidency (1997-2000) and the beginning of the Dutch presidency for the period 2003-2006.

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Technical files

Poly-drug Use, Executive Summary of the thematic reports
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Patterns of poly-drug use in Europe – An overview of the policy issues arising from the concurrent use psychoactive substances
By Deborah Olszewski & Paul Griffiths, EMCDDA, Lisbon
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Poly-drug use – the use of drugs in combination
By Richard Ives and Preetie Ghelanie, (Educari, United Kingdom)
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Treatment and Care Issues Related to Poly-Drug Use
By Dr Rudolf Stohler (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
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Public Health Policy in Evidence-Based Management of Drug Addiction
By Dr Martin Luzi Büechi (Bern, Switzerland)
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Information Document on International Organisations Involved in Activities against Drug Misuse and Drug Trafficking
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