Project applications submitted under the present call for proposals must address at least one of the following priorities:
- to support activities in the area of epidemiology of use of new psychoactive substances, including potent synthetic opioids, as well as emerging drug problems (notably on challenges related to cocaine and heroin use) and technological developments, including online trade of drugs;
- to support the civil society organisations by reinforcing their (i) advocacy function, (ii) capacity to make a difference at the local level, (iii) best practice sharing methods;
- to support key stakeholders by expanding their knowledge and skills in the context of implementing minimum quality standards in drug demand reduction (also on development of tools which would allow to measure possible improvements), particularly in the area of social integration and vulnerable groups;
- to promote practical application of drug-related research, and, in particular, addiction research with a view of addressing current challenges and new threats.
- analytical activities, such as data collection, development of common methodologies, surveys, research activities, evaluations, workshops, experts meetings;
- training activities, such as staff exchanges, workshops, seminars, train-the-trainer events, online trainings;
- mutual learning, cooperation, awareness-raising and dissemination activities, such as identification and exchange of good practices, peer reviews, conferences, seminars, information campaigns, publications, ICT systems and tools;
- networking activities.
22 April 2021