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FDFE Side-Event at UNODC 63rd CND Session – Vienna...

Mar 10, 2020 by

FDFE and Foundation Mejora co-sponsored by the Green Crescent (Turkey), La Vida (Madrid) and VFV (Austria) organized a side-event on March 3rd during the 63rd Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Vienna. The 63rd CND (2-6 March 2020) started by the presentation of the new UNODC Executive Director: H.E. Ms. Ghada Waly from Egypt, and of the new Chairperson of the Commission: H.E. Mr. Mansoor Ahmad Khan from the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. This was followed by statements by the Director of Treaty Affairs, the CND President and the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) President. An important statement was made: that there will be no decision taken regarding a possible re-scheduling of the cannabis during this CND, so all the three International Drug Control...

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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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In Kharkiv (Ukraine)

Nov 24, 2019 by

Two representatives of FDFE, Robert and Christian, were invited in Kharkiv (City founded in 1654, the former capital of Ukraine, the second-largest city and a major cultural, scientific, educational, transport and industrial center of Ukraine ) to do a series of lectures to enlighten the audience on the reality of the drugs . On November 13th, Robert did a presentation on the harmfulness of drugs at the Institute of Neurology, Psychiatry and Narcology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine in front of 150 professors, doctors, nurses and medical students. This was very successful and this ended up by a distribution of the booklet The Truth About Drugs in Ukrainian, that was appreciated. On November 14th, the two FDFE Representatives were part of a two days conference (14-15 November) with some 29...

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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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