Bursaries offered for Lisbon Addictions 2024 to EMCDDA international cooperation partners

The EMCDDA is delighted to announce the availability of bursaries for Lisbon Addictions 2024. The bursaries are being offered via the agency's international cooperation projects, funded by the European Union.

The bursaries will cover the registration fee to the conference, a round trip to Lisbon and pre-paid accommodation. Professionals, academics and experts of the Candidate and Potential candidates to the EU, European Neighbourhood Policy area beneficiaries and Latin America and the Caribbean are eligible to apply.

Eligibility criteria: Being a national of one of the following:

  • Western Balkans: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia;
  • European Neighbourhood Policy area: Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Moldova, Morocco, Palestine**, Tunisia and Ukraine;
  • Latin America and the Caribbean: Professionals, academics or experts from Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ecuador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Essential criteria:

  • Having professional experience working in the field of addictions, with a special focus on illicit drugs;
  • Being able to communicate fluently in English.

Advantageous criteria:

  • Having submitted an abstract for Lisbon Addictions24.

Those interested in the bursary should submit their application and upload a short Curriculum Vitae (CV) by 5 June 2024. Only duly completed applications received via the application form will be taken into account by the selection panel.

Successful candidates will be notified by 31 July 2024. The applicants may be contacted in June and early July to schedule an online interview for selection purposes.

Lisbon Addictions 2024 (#LxAddictions24) will take place at the Lisbon Congress Centre from 23–25 October 2024, under the overarching theme of ‘Empowering the workforce of the future’.