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The Child-The CRC-The FDFE

Déc 16, 2019 by

On 9 December 2019 in the frame of the Celebration of the 71th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR-1948), and in the wake of the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the FDFE Representative was invited to participate to the event organized by the Associazione per i Diritti Umani e la Tolleranza, United Planet and Fundacion Mejora, all having the UN ECOSOC status. The event was held Geneva, in the Palais des Nations (United nations) room XXIV (from 10am to 5pm) under the theme: Human Rights: where are we at? Past and Future. Indeed, where do we stand on the implementation of human rights? What has been effective? The Presiding Panel was composed by the Permanent Representations of 6 countries: Republic of Philippines, Republic of...

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Welcome to the New UNODC Executive Director...

Nov 26, 2019 by

The Secretary-General appoints Ms. Ghada Fathi Waly of Egypt as Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime NEW YORK, 21 November – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Ghada Fathi Waly of Egypt as the next Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).  Ms. Waly will also serve as Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV).  She succeeds Yury Fedotov of the Russian Federation to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his dedicated service to the Organization. Ms. Waly brings to the position over thirty years of experience in the field of sustainable development, poverty reduction and social protection, women and youth empowerment.  Currently Minister of Social Solidarity, a position she assumed in 2014, Ms. Waly has developed the...

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And in Vienna…

Oct 10, 2019 by

On Saturday October 5th and Sunday October 6th, was held in the City hall of Vienna the Volunteers’ Fair. So, on Saturday the Say No To Drug (SNTD) Team of Vienna held an event in front of the City Hall of Vienna. This was an opportunity to inform people and provide them with the right information, either personally or through the booklets The Truth About Drugs they were handing out, on the too often untold harmful effects of drug use. The team of SNTD volunteers set up their blue tent in front of the beautiful « rathaus » building. And it was a great action because not only they were able to provide factual data on drugs to a hundred of people to their great satisfaction but they also find some people who decided to help...

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News from GREECE

Oct 8, 2019 by

On September 29th and 30th, 2019 our friends from the Say No To Drugs (SNTD) Team from Athens were invited to participate to the Program organized during the Annual Volunteering Festival of Greece(*) together with 80 other Greek voluntary organisations. A booth with prevention education materials from the Foundation Drug Free World(*) was set up and on the Sunday Workshop (13:00-14:00) a lecture on The Truth About Drugs had been delivered to the public with great success and excellent feed back. Thus, hundreds of visitors were informed on the devastating effects of drugs on human beings and on the need of early prevention education to protect the youth, the most vulnerable, against the harmful effects of the drugs. Our team received a great number of compliments and congratulations for their educational actions from parents,...

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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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