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CRC art. 33, Drug Prevention and Children...

Juil 7, 2019 by

There were a full room of public attending the side event, about 50 people from different ways of life but all concerned by the human rights, including the protection of the children by the States versus drug use, which is the objective of the article 33 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989). The Moderator in the introduction gave a short overview of the devastating effects created by the drugs and focused on the cannabis which is the entrance gate to the drug use for the youth. He reminded also the statements of the UNODC* Executive Director and of the former President of the INCB* very clear on the subject of recreative drug legalization and the violation of the 3 International Conventions by 2 countries worldwide ! The presentation of the...

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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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