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26 June-Drug Free Spain

Juil 20, 2018 by

And what about Spain? The Say No To Drugs Spain volunteers Team  were in the streets and parks of eight cities to spread the right information about the harmful effects of the drug consumption. In the main cities Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Sevilla, Zaragoza, Bilbao but also in Alicante and Vitoria they were 84 volunteers of the associations La Verdad Sobre las Drogas distributing their informative booklets to educate the youth and public on what really the drugs are and to remind the people that there is neither Soft drugs nor Recreative drugs but only Drugs ! On the 26 June, the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Guterres, concluded his Message on the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit trafficking (1) by « Together, we can ensure that all people can live in health, dignity and peace,...

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First Motorcycle Rally for a Drug Free Italy...

Juil 19, 2018 by

On July 15, following the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking and to raise the awareness of the youth and the public at large on the dangers of drugs, the volunteers of the Italian association Dico No alla Droga of Bergamo organized a motorcycle rally (1° Motoraduno Nazionale Dico No Alla Droga) around the beautiful and largest Iseo Lake taking its name from the city Iseo which is an enchanting historic town of medieval imprint known internationally. This Tour initiated by the anti-drug I/C of Bergamo Oreste and with Monica was held under the patronage from the municipalities of Sarnico, Lovere, Sulzano and Iseo. The Bergamo volunteers received the help of the other associations from Milano, Modena, Monza, Brescia, Como, Valenza and Novara. Some motorbike celebrities participated such as Paolo Caprioni from...

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June in Hamburg-A great drug prevention team work!...

Juil 18, 2018 by

In support of the UN International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, the Sag Nein zu Drogen -Sag Ja zum Leben (Say No to Drug-Say Yes to Life) Team of Hamburg organized and participated to different prevention activities to educate the youth and public on the harmful effects of drug use. This year, in June only, through street distributions, infostands and some mailings they got 141,340 booklets The Truth About Drugs in the hands of publics, beating their own 2017 record! Their Infostands were located on: -the Gerhard-Hauptmann Platz, the central square in Altstadt quarter and, -on the Ballindamm street in the center of the city, on the Binnenalster lake bank. In addition, despite the weather and for a good cause, 33 runners from the Sag Nein zu Drogen team, with their green...

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Zag Nein Zu Drogen-Vienna 26 June...

Juil 17, 2018 by

To celebrate the U.N. International day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, the Say No To Drugs (Sag Nein Zu Drogen) team of Vienna set up their booth in the Wien Praterstern which is a major square located in the Leopoldstadt area of Vienna. In proximity you will find also the famous column to Admiral Wilhelm von Tegetthoff, the Praterstern railway station and the U-Bahn U1 and U2. In Austria, the World Drug report 2018 shown that among the 15-64 years old, about 10% of the females are using tranquilizers (8% of males) but 8% of maleen are using cannabis Focusing on prevention the team of volunteers was distributing to the youth, parents and public their booklet The Truth About Drugs, providing the basic vital information they have to know to make the right...

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U.N., Child Rights & Drug Prevention – 26 June 2018...

Juil 15, 2018 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, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)-26 June 2018 (1) At the Palais des Nations of the United Nations in Geneva, on...

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