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Drug Prevention and Health

Avr 5, 2019 by

In the frame of the celebration of the World Health Day of the World Health Organization, the association Say No To Drug Belgium (SNTD.Be) held on April 4th a Conference: « Inform the Youth Before Dealers Do » in the Auditorium of the Churches of Scientology for Europe, Blvd de Waterloo, 1000 Brussels. This complies also with the 3 U.N. International Drug Control Conventions and the Convention on the Rights of the Child, both involving the responsibility of the States. In the presence of about 40 people from different ways of life, Julie, the SNTD.Be Coordinator of the anti-drug campaign introduced the theme starting with a short presentation of the goals of the association and described the different drug education prevention materials* used and made available for any educator interested by doing drug prevention actions in their field....

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FDFE Side Event at UNODC 

Mar 28, 2019 by

On 19 March 2019 the Foundation for a Drug Free Europe (FDFE) co-sponsored a side-event at the UNODC with Fundacion VIDA and Fundacion Mejora, both from Madrid and with the “Verein zur Förderung der Völkerverständigung” (VFV) from Vienna, during the 62nd Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (14-22 March 2019). This CND Session was gathering more than 2000 participants from governments, NGOs with U.N. ECOSOC status and associations from civil society from around the world. The Ministerial Segment of 14-15 March was opened by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Executive Director, Yury Fedotov. He highlighted the importance of « comprehensive approaches to the difficult and complex problems posed by drugs, responses that put people first and seek to safeguard their health, well-being and future ». This was followed by video messages from...

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Side Event at the UN: Drugs – Better to Prevent than to Cure to Protect the Children...

Fév 25, 2019 by

« By listening to the needs of children and young people, prevention can contribute to their safety, health and well-being, and enable them realize their potential.  All our societies would be better off if more resources were devoted to supporting evidence-based drug prevention strategies, which are a sound and effective investment in families, schools and communities. »                                                                                                                                                  Yuri Fedotov, UNODC Executive Director – 26 June...

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This has to be known ! From Belgium...

Fév 16, 2019 by

After having done on the very popular and friendly radio station Arabel (106.8 FM) a live presentation of the Truth About Drugs campaign developed in Belgium by the Say No To Drugs team, the in-charge of the campaign, Julie, held on February 15, a public conference-debate in the cultural center De Vaartkapoen of the Commune of Molenbeek/Brussels. The conference entitled Find out the Truth About the Drugs was previously announced on Radio Arabel and invitation flyers were distributed in the Molenbeek area. The public attending was composed of parents and youth, teachers, association directors, and some officials. The purpose was to explain what are the characteristics of a drug and how they affect the body and the mind. The lecture was well illustrated and made in an interactive way. It was followed by a...

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FDFE Commitment to UDHR

Déc 14, 2018 by

On 10 December 2018, FDFE participated to the celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in the Palace of Nations of the United Nations in Geneva. The Conference was organized by CAP LC* and Fundacion VIDA* with the support of the: -Permanent Representation of Estonia to the UN and other International Organisations in Geneva, -Permanent Mission of Finland in Geneva, -Republic of Philippines Permanent Mission to the United Nations Geneva, -Permanent Mission of the Slovak Republic to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations in Geneva. There were more than 120 attendees including 20 Representatives of Permanent Missions at the U.N. and 25 speakers/moderators. The general theme was:                                      ...

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SNTD Madrid, Urban Violence & Education...

Nov 8, 2018 by

The Say No To Drugs team of Madrid was invited to participate to the Second World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace (5-8 November 2018) . They delivered a lecture on drug prevention as a tool for reducing the violence and generating peace in the cities. The audience very interested by the subject, was composed of no less than 40 people coming from all ways of life, citizens, parents, officials  and representatives of the civil society. Drugs are more than just another social problem and now, the greatest toll is on young people. This Forum was a great opportunity for the lecturer to show to the public that the ignorance about what is a drug and how harmful drugs are, contributes to endanger the life not only of the individuals but...

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