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Drugs & Prevention 6th European Meeting- Brussels...

Sep 22, 2019 by

The 6th Annual Meeting of the Foundation for a Drug Free Europe (FDFE) was held this 18 September 2019 in the bibliotheque of the Cercle des Voyageurs, 18 rue des Grands Carmes, 1000 Brussels. The Meeting entitled: Knowing, Understanding and Solving the Drug Problem in Europe , took place in the wake of the UN International Day Against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking. It was organized by the FDFE with the support of Say No To Drugs Belgium and the Fundacion para la MEJORA de la Vida, la Cultura y la Sociedad (UN ECOSOC Status – Madrid). The attendees were mainly Embassies and Permanent Representations. We had been particularly honored by the presence of H.E. the Ambassadors of Colombia and H.E. the Ambassador of Laos. The following countries were represented: Albania, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria,...

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Forza No Alla Droga Italia !

Juil 24, 2019 by

On 18th July, the Italian drug prevention team of Dico No Alla Droga (Say No To Drugs) was collaborating with other sponsors to the organization of the 7th edition of the StraSanGiacomo Valenza Foot Race. This event under the patronage of the City of Valenza is part of an important patronal event and gathering some 600 participants who received the marijuana leaflet. A great race that was reported in many media and they did a gift of 1560 Euros to the firemen of Valenza. On 20th July, the association Dico No Alla Droga (Say No To Drugs), with the support of Puglia.com did an extensive distribution of some 10,000 booklets The Truth About Drugs during the Jova Beach Party. There were some 40,000 people spectators who attended this high level musical show gathering big...

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Ireland – Dublin team in action!...

Juin 12, 2019 by

This is a rather new drug prevention team which started some half a year ago, with the firm determination to revert the drug scene in Dublin. Dublin, is the capital, the largest and an historical city of the Republic of Ireland, located on the east coast at the mouth of the river Liffey. Dublin is renowned for its St Patrick’s Cathedral (1191), its Castle from the 13th century, its library, the bridges, the famous Guiness and a lot more. Just to mention the 2 main achievements that the Dublin drug prevention team did in just a half year are: 1. They gave out more than 150 000 Truth About Drugs booklets mostly in Dublin in cooperation with over 300 local shops always welcoming the distributors and, 2. On the top of that 407 Police...

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FDFE at OSCE*

Juin 10, 2019 by

On 3-4 June 2019 in the famous palace Hofbug in Vienna (Austria) was held, under the Chairmanship of Slovakia, the 2019 OSCE-wide Conference on Combating the Threats of Illicit Drugs and the Diversion of Chemical Precursors. The topic was: Evolving Threat of Synthetic Drugs: from Addiction to Rehabilitation and Reintegration. Some 113 Ministers, Ambassadors, Representatives of world Governments, the Holy See,* International Agencies such as UNODC*, INCB*, EUROPOL*, DEA*,OSCE, SELEC*, the European Union,* were attending including a few selected NGOs among which FDFE. FDFE was invited to deliver a presentation about the importance of prevention to combat the drug problem. This was done by the FDFE Representative in Vienna (Austria) who intervened during the Session IV: Cross-cutting Issues. The title of her presentation was: Youth Sustainable Protection by Drug Education Prevention After a short presentation...

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Drugs & Prevention in Europe 5th European Meeting – Brussels...

Sep 27, 2018 by

On 18 September 2018 was held the 5th European Meeting on Drugs & Prevention in the library of the Cercle des Voyageurs located 18 rue des Grands Carmes, 1000 Brussels. The Meeting was organized by the Foundation for a Drug Free Europe* (FDFE) in partnership with Dites Non à la Drogue Belgique* and Foundation for a Drug Free World* which kindly provided the educative materials. There were about 40 attendees coming from Embassies, Permanent Representations and Civil Society Organisations to hear about the last news about the drug problem in Europe. The theme was: Knowing, Understanding and Solving the Drug problem in Europe. After a Welcome and an Overview of the drug problem in Europe by the FDFE Representative, based on the last EMCDDA and UNODC 2018 Reports, the FDFE V/President did a very...

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