The Arab Research, Resource & Information Center on Drug Prevention


To strengthen the Arab world’s capacity to address drug use and substance abuse by supporting credible scientific research and effective prevention programs.

Outcome of the Project

Centralized regional resources on drugs and other substances to facilitate access to, and sharing of, scientifically rigorous research, statistics and other informative data.

Increased production of high quality, original, multi-disciplinary, scientifically-sound, and comparable research studies across the Arab world.

Disseminated scientific information (research findings, statistics and general drug related information) to various segments of the society by using various approaches/techniques.

Collaborative platform for regional researches and other stakeholders developed in order to promote cross-national and cross-cultural networking.


Community at large


2 years for center establishment