Workshop on Drafting the National Anti-Drug Action Plan for 2021-2022 in Georgia

 

As a continuation of close cooperation with the Ministry of Justice of Georgia, the Secretariat of the Inter-Agency Council on Combatting Drug Abuse and National Drug Observatory (NDO), EU-ACT project supported a workshop aiming to draft the National Anti-Drug Action Plan for 2021-2022. In 2018, EU-ACT project supported two workshops for drafting the National Anti-Drug Action Plan for 2019-2020.

The EU-ACT project aims to develop sustainable and enhanced evidence-based approaches in Drug Policy in Georgia. The workshop was held on 26-27 September at the Training Centre of Justice in Kvareli, Georgia. EU-ACT Regional Coordinator have opened the event with a presentation about the implemented and ongoing activities in country. Further, EU-ACT local expert participated in discussions related to the specific pillars of the National Action Plan as the EU-ACT will continue to support implementation of the several activities in 2021.

Representatives of several governmental institutions and the ministries attended the workshop: Ministry of Justice, National Drug Observatory, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Office of the Resource Officers of the Educational Institutions, Revenue Service, Prosecutor’s Office, Special Penitentiary Service, National Agency for Crime Prevention and Probation and National Centre for Disease Control and Public Health (NCDC & PA).