In South East Europe, penalties for drug offences remain high, although some efforts are being made to reduce penalties for drug use and possession. More recently however, governments have responded to increasing levels of NPS use with strong law enforcement efforts. In parallel, the economic crisis has had a devastating effect on the availability of harm reduction programmes.
Sexism Free Night Seminar, taking place on the 20th of May in Barcelona, will be a combination of activities, mix of presentations and side events, all aiming to present a full spectrum of topics around Sexism in Nightlife.
The two-days workshop will be practical, interactive and builds upon the experience and the specific needs of up to 40 participants, which should come from EU member state, EEA, acceding, candidate or potential candidate country and be members of the Civil Society Forum on Drugs or related to one the members’ networks.
The EMCDDA describes the main effects of COVID-19-related restrictions on the drug using population and on the provision and demand for drug services, and their gradual adaptation to the changing situation in countries from the Western Balkan region.