05 Mar / Dianova attends the 61 CND UNODC Session

Dianova Portugal focusing on drug abuse and social inclusion at the 61st CND Sesssion – UNODC

Held the 12-16th march, in Vienna, the 61st CND UNODC Session. Member States and civil society meet at the last major international meeting before 2019 (and post-UNGASS 2016). This is the target date set out by the 2009 Political Declaration and Action Plan. The goal: to eradicate the illicit drug market. Dianova Portugal participation focus on drug abuse and social inclusion.

Dianova Portugal and Dianova International will attend as organiser, co-sponsor and speaker in 5 Special Events and Side Events. Part of their proactive contribution to the debate and intervention on drug policy, drug abuse and social inclusion.

Side Events e Special Events

> First, 12/03: Side Event organized by San Patrignano. “40 years of drugs, drug addiction and recovery: an assessment of the drug situation and its evolution since 1978”. Speaking presentation on Dianova treatment results and co-sponsor.

> Second, 13/03: Special Side Event on therapeutic communities organized by UNODC. “Shedding Ligth on the Science of Therapeutic Communities”. Dianova and EFTC as co-sponsors.

> Third, 15/03: Special Event organized by Government of Norway and UNODC. “The new Standards, the materials of the Listen First campaign, the UNODC programme on families”. Speaking presentation on the results of the #ListenFirst Drug Abuse Prevention campaign implemented by Dianova in 14 countries of Europe, Americas, Africa and Asia.

> Four, 16/03 Side Event “Human rights and quality standards in drug treatment” organized by Dianova. Co-sponsored by the Ministry of Health and Care Services of Norway and RIO. It will explore the many human rights violations related to addiction treatments. How should drug policies help overcome this problem. And shed light on ways to identify and reduce barriers to accessing drug treatment services and improve their quality.

> Five, 12-16/03: Exhibition organized by RUN- Recovered Users Network “Prevent. Not Promote | Mobilize Communities | Rediscover Recovery”. Dianova as co-sponsor.

Is a member of the VNGOC, registered at UN DESA and with Special Consultative Status at the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (UN ECOSOC).

Our Positioning on Drug Policy and Addiction


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20th Anniversary of UNODC

This is the year UNODC celebrates its 20th anniversary. Remaining steadfast to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Specifically, by strengthening international cooperation against global crime, and delivering effective local solutions on addiction. The 18 members of Dianova congratulate UNODC in the same year that also celebrates its 20º anniversary of Working in Network!

Click to see the video of António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General

Check the video video of Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of UNODC

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