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Educate to Protect

Jan 8, 2018 by

Who does not remember his lessons in geography and economics mentioning the region of Charleroi, the Black Country (Pays Noir), as the Belgian high place of the steel industry, the mechanical industry and others, which made it the social capital of Wallonia. But, the relocation of industries and the globalization of the economy had  effects on the population and youth in particular allowing the drug to creep into the social fabric and to settle with its cohort of evils and miseries . This led the head of the association Say No to Drugs Belgium* to react: « It is necessary to make these young people aware of the reality of drugs before they tumble into this world of illusions and misery « and she decided to take action with his volunteers. As part of the holiday...

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Slovakia: A challenge to drugs

Nov 20, 2017 by

An active member of the anti-drug  campaign The Truth About Drugs in Slovakia, Peter Remper, is highly specialized in delivering lectures every week the year around in the different schools of the country. He did the sum of his different lectures, TV and radio interviews, educating the youth on the drug dangers in the schools of the 68 districts of Slovakia and the results are: 5200 lectures were delivered attended by more than 177 313 primary school pupils and secondary school students. Among these youth 73 795 of them pledged to carry-on the message to their friends and family to protect them against the drugs. In his activities, he got the support of many high level athletes and artists from Slovakia. (http://www.peterremper.sk/aktualne-cerstve/) « I want to share with you what an individual can do in about 30 weeks. In 176...

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APFAD 2017 Singapore

Oct 30, 2017 by

The FDFE Representative attended the 2nd Asia Pacific Forum Against Drugs, held in Singapore on 6 October 2017 and gathering about 200 delegates of like-minded organizations. Here after a Summary.    ASIA-PACIFIC FORUM AGAINST DRUGS 2017 « Together, A Drug-Free World for our Children” The National Council Against Drug Abuse (NCADA) of Singapore organised the 2nd Asia-Pacific Forum Against Drugs (APFAD). The event brought together local and foreign delegates from government agencies, non-government organisations (NGOs) and civil society groups, to network and discuss how to better counter the continuing global calls for drug liberalization and the lobbying of pro-drug groups. 2. In the two years since the inaugural APFAD in 2015, the calls for drug decriminalization and legalization have grown louder. Pro-decriminalization and legalization groups continue to push their agenda. Against this backdrop, APFAD aims to rally like-minded people and...

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Say No To Drugs Belgium at the July Sfinks Festival...

Août 4, 2017 by

The team of volunteers, on 29 and 30 July, held a drug prevention booth at the annual famous Sfinks Mixed Festival gathering no less than 96,000 people from all the ways of life. The volunteers were distributing The Truth About Drugs booklets and videos informing on the harmful effects of the 14 most used drugs*. This year in different festivals, throughout Belgium, the police successfully raised the drug protection level by checking for drug dealers and users. Indeed the youth not provided with enough data on the harming effects of the drugs are more easily fooled on the reality of drugs, including for alcohol and cannabis. Teachers, policemen, nurses, associations, parents and students were very interested to discover the drug preventive materials offered by the association. And for the fun, the public was allowed...

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Drug-Free Valencia on air

Juil 25, 2017 by

Alfredo Riano, Educator in Prevention  of the association Valencia Sin Drogas,   has a great record of lectures, seminars and is also doing interviews and talk shows for Radios and TVs in his area. His purpose is to raise the awareness of the youth, the parents and any sane person about the dangers encountered when dealing with drugs, be it alcohol, marijuana or any other ones.  Alfredo knows by experience that when one has the right information, one is able to take the right decision and avoid the lies spread by people having vested interests about drugs.  Here some links where you can find his educative presentations  and talks, in Spanish, about Alcohol and Marijuana on different TV channels: www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMC9Mm-vdfQ&t=10s www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsuNa3NZyuI www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAfZmmvWC0Q&t=219s www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlCeyJsVakI&t=471s www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPWqs-uRyKo www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwUXGk03cl8&t=73s...

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