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Mission in Kosovo organised a seminar on drug offer and supply reduction

Summary

In close co-operation with the Kosovo Police, the Mission organized a two-day seminar on drug offer and supply reduction, which was held on 2-3 November in Prishtinë/Priština. The seminar gathered 35 participants from central, education and health institutions, Kosovo Police, social service, Pharmaceutical Inspectorate, Kosovo Customs, Kosovo Correctional Service, NGOs Labyrinth and ADAT, and students from the ISPE College; to discuss the current situation of drug offer and supply reduction, as well as to identify respective activities and measures to be taken in order to minimize this threat. It particularly focused on topics such as the current drug situation in Kosovo, licensing and supervision of pharmacies and health institutions which operate with narcotics and precursors, penetration of drugs into schools and correctional facilities, new psychoactive substances and cyber trafficking. In conclusion, participants adopted several recommendations which will be forwarded to the National Coordinator on Drugs and to the Kosovo Police authorities for further actions.