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The City of Music Drug Free

Avr 8, 2019 by

On March 16th the Austrian Sag Nein Zu Drogen Sag Ya Zum Leben Team set up their turquoise tent and booth in the Vienna famous and busy pedestrian street Mariahilfer Strasse near the MuseumsQuartier. They did a great distribution of the booklets The Truth About Drugs to the passersby. Indeed, more than 1200 booklets, as well as several info packs, were handed out by the volunteers of the association to the public. Most of the youth and adults met were already aware of the societal drug problem, making them very receptive to the prevention education action of the team.   It is important to remind that the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC- Headquarters located in the Vienna International Center) was holding at that time the 62nd Session of the Commission on Narcotic...

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Drug: The Reality!

Jan 20, 2019 by

Following the attempt by some governments of the world to modify the three International Drug Control Conventions: -the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961 as amended by the 1972 Protocol; -the Convention on Psychotropic Substances of 1971 (effective measures against abuse of substances); -the United Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 1988 (eradication of illicit traffic); to make the legalization of cannabis no longer illegal and thus opening the door to a massive production satisfying some vested interests, in disregard of the well-being of the youth and the population, there was in December 2018, at the U.N.Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC-Vienna), during the reconvened 61st Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) Session a clearcut decision taken by the majority of the States Representatives to not modify these International...

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FDFE Commitment to UDHR

Déc 14, 2018 by

On 10 December 2018, FDFE participated to the celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in the Palace of Nations of the United Nations in Geneva. The Conference was organized by CAP LC* and Fundacion VIDA* with the support of the: -Permanent Representation of Estonia to the UN and other International Organisations in Geneva, -Permanent Mission of Finland in Geneva, -Republic of Philippines Permanent Mission to the United Nations Geneva, -Permanent Mission of the Slovak Republic to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations in Geneva. There were more than 120 attendees including 20 Representatives of Permanent Missions at the U.N. and 25 speakers/moderators. The general theme was:                                      ...

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