Published: 05 January 2009

Development of Ireland's drug strategy 2000-2007

Rather than provide a narrative of developments during the life of the National Drugs Strategy (NDS), this overview seeks to analyse the NDS as policy instrument: it explores how the NDS was designed and developed, and the strategic management processes and governance arrangements put in place to support implementation. The objective is to gain insights into how these infrastructural elements may influence the outcomes of the strategy.


  • Brigid Pike

Publication (PDF, 614 KB)

Publication (PDF, 614 KB)

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