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NCJ Number: 119786 Find in a Library
Title: Role of the Pompidou Group of the Council of Europe in Combating Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking
Journal: Bulletin on Narcotics  Volume:35  Issue:4  Dated:special issue (October-December 1983)  Pages:73-77
Author(s): C Brule
Date Published: 1983
Page Count: 5
Document: PDF
Type: Program Description (Demonstrative)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: Austria
Annotation: The Pompidou Group is a cooperative effort to combat drug abuse and illicit drug trafficking and has functioned at the Council of Europe since 1980 as a section of the Directorate of Economic and Social Affairs.
Abstract: Its special features make it the only organization of its kind in Europe that deals with all areas of drug control, including the work of police and customs authorities, as well as with work on prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, epidemiology, and research. The Group also deals with fellowship programs. It uses a multidisciplinary approach to drug problems to enable European government officials to exchange views and information on measures to combat drug abuse and drug trafficking and to propose and discuss new action at the national or international level. The Pompidou Group meets at the ministerial level every 2 years and has special meetings at other times. (Author abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Drug abuse
Index Term(s): Council of Europe; Drug prevention programs; International cooperation; International drug law enforcement
Note: Special issue on an analysis of the campaign against drug trafficking
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