Food for thought
This page is intended to provide you with speeches, presentations and other food for thought inspired by and from information and relevant documents on a selection of major events, conferences, seminars, round tables as well as works, publications, studies organised or elaborated  within the different Pompidou Group sectors of activities.




Immigration, Refugees and Drugs: New Challenges, New Approaches


Write up of the remarks made by Jan Malinowski, Executive Secretary of the Pompidou Group at side event during the 59th meeting of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna on 16 March 2016.


Prison health and human rights

Write up of remarks made by Jan Malinowski at WHO-HIPP Prison Health Bishkek October 2015.


Evolution of cannabis regulation


Write up of the remarks made Jan Malinowski during the symposium on experiences of the evolution of cannabis regulation in Oslo on 17 November 2015.


 Women, Drugs and Violence

Write up of the remarks made by Jan Malinowski during the opening of the seminar on
Women, Drugs and Violence in Europe and the Mediterranean Region in Rome on 10-11 December 2015.


Internally Displaced Persons in Ukraine


Remarks made by Jan Malinowski during the Steering Committee meeting between the Council of Europe and the Ukrainian Authorities for the project Strengthening the Human Rights Protection of Internally Displaced Persons in Kyiv on 28 January 2016.


The stress factor: a connection between drugs and terrorism


Jan Malinowski looks for a connection between stress, drugs and terrorism in an article published on 12 November 2015.



Is drug policy a choice between a rat cage and a rat paradise?


Reflections by Jan Malinowski, Executive Secretary of the Pompidou Group, on the occasion of the international day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking - 26 June 2015. The topic has been covered  in different languages. See the links below:
English
Spanish
French





We try to think ahead

Tony Verachtert, Project Officer on Transnational Crime focuses in his work on smuggling through airports, online trafficking and precursors which are the basic ingredients used to manufacture drugs. In an interview for the European Research Area Network on Illicit Drugs (ERANID) he describes the work of the Pompidou Group.