Youth Organisations for Drug Action

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Lobbying Costs

200,000€ - 299,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

7.75 Fte (9)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Youth Organisations for Drug Action   (YODA)

    EU Transparency Register

    875134324842-85 First registered on 30 Nov 2016

    Goals / Remit

    YODA is a network of organisations and individuals that was set up in 2011 to meet the needs of young activists and professionals who have been disenfranchised when it comes to determining drug policy but are amongst those most affected by drugs and the drug laws.

    YODA is part of a growing movement of people speaking out against dogmatic and stigmatising drug policies. Students and young people have been at the heart of every action towards ending discrimination and it is essential we work together to build a truly international movement.

    Our aims are to:

    Bulid a better and healthier society for young people and children, where drug policy is based on scientific evidence and human rights.

    Reduce the social stigma associated with drug use by providing the public, policy makers, media and other organisations with the information about the impact of drugs and drug policy on young people and other vulnerable communities.

    Improve the quality of life of children and you (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    EU Drug Strategy 2016-2020

    EU International positions on drugs and drug policy, e.g. position for United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on Drugs 2016

    EU Drug Strategy and Action Plan 2021- 2025


    Head Office
    Wejnerta 24/14
    Warsaw 02-619
    EU Office
    Wejnerta 24/14
    Warsaw 02-619


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking


    International Drug Policy Consortium
    Eurasian Harm Reduction Association
    Correlation European Harm Reduction Network

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    Grant Erasmus+ 50,000€
    Grant DG Justice 50,000€
    Grant DG Justice 100,000€
    Grant Erasmus+ 25,000€
    Grant Erasmus+ 23,000€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Commission expert group - Civil Society Forum on Drugs#E02681# #Member #C#Civil society

    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    Protecting rights of young people in the areas related to drugs and drug policy. 2017

    Training in the work with young problem drug users. 2018

    Substance-info. 2018-continued

    SCANNER. 2019-continued

    EU CSFD 2019-2022

    Let's talk about drugs - new methods of communication with youth 2019-2022

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    None declared

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