ENCOD and its members are constantly involved in the organisation of campaigns and lobbies in the field of international drug policy. Here you find more information on these campaigns. To know more about them, please contact us.
2001: Second Meeting of the International Coalition of NGOs for Just and Effective Drug Policy in Brussels (21 participants from 8 countries), approving the Guidelines for Drug Policies in the 21st century.
2000: Participation in the second interinstitutional Conference on Drug Policy in the European Union
1999 – 2000 Second Edition of the Youth Parliaments on Drugs and Development. The report is available at the ENCOD secretariat.
1998: First Meeting of the International Coalition of NGOs for Just and Effective Drug Policy, in Brussels (35 participants from 10 countries). Read the meeting report.
1997: International Conference ‘The Road to New York’, organised with Gruppo Abele, Turin. (40 delegates from 20 countries, representing NGO’s with the aim of preparing the UNGASS meeting in New York) This Conference ended with the adoption of the Manifesto for Just and Effective Drug Policy.
1997 – 1998: First Edition of the Youth Parliaments on Drugs and Development – a pan-European education campaign on drugs for people between 15 and 18 years old. The report is available at the ENCOD secretariat.
1996: International Conference ‘Drugs, Dependence and Interdependence’, organised with the North South Centre of the Council of Europe, Lisbon (200 delegates from 35 countries, representing NGO’s, governments, multilateral institutions, parliaments). The report is available at the ENCOD secretariat.
1995 CAMPAIGN COCA ’95 – a series of events in 8 European countries around the visit of farmer representatives and other experts in defence of the coca leaf from Bolivia, Colombia and Peru. More info at the ENCOD secretariat.
Throughout the years, ENCOD panels have been organised at the European and World Social Fora and at various Conferences organised by Harm Reduction Associations, Universities, Hemp Fairs and other places. We will continue to present drug policy reform as an important tool to minimise harms, attack organised crime and lay the seeds for a more just and sustainable world.