Civil Society Involvement in Drug Policy
Civil Society Involvement in Drug Policy (CSIDP) aims at eliminating these obstacles to eliminate meaningful civil society involvement (CSI) in the development and implementation of drug policies on national and European levels.
In this regard, the project contributes to the European Drug Strategy and Action Plans and the work of civil society. It will improve processes and results in genuine and meaningful civil society involvement. It will increase the quality, social support and final impact of the strategy and action plans to develop health- and rights-based drug policies. With a structural and formalised CSI, national policies will be better equipped to contribute to a measurable reduction of drug-related health and social risks and harms. Structural and formalised CSI also contributes to better dissemination of monitoring, research and evaluation results and a better understanding of all aspects of the drugs phenomena and on the impact of interventions in order to provide sound and comprehensive evidence-base for policies.
In order to enhance CSI, we will
- Assess CSI within Europe. With this assessment we will investigate what activities are taken place on the CSI front and which methods are being used.
- Develop a roadmap for CSOs and policy makers with guidance for a successful CSI.
- Develop and implement national action plans on a pilot scale in six European countries
- Organise six national and a European CSI event
In the long rub, we aim to
- Provide stakeholders with guidance to stimulate and support effective CSI.
- Raise awareness on the relevance and importance of CSI on national and European levels.
- Ana Liffey also provides the chair of the civil society working group in the current CSF on Drugs.
- Lila provided the co-chair of the Civil society Forum on HIV/AIDS.
- European Civil Society Forum on Drugs
- European Civil Society Forum on HIV/AIDS
- International Drug Policy Consortium
- Harm Reduction International (European Harm Reduction Network),
- European Network of People Who Use Drugs
- European AIDS Treatment Group
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