As part of its mission, Dianova is committed to helping vulnerable populations, including substance abusers, homeless people, migrants and refugees. However, beyond Dianova’s direct services, the organization engages in advocacy activities to change or strengthen the policies and practices that affect them.
We are committed to bring positive changes in drug policies and reduce the stigma and discrimination for drug users and people in recovery.
A review of Chile's drug policies and a call against prohibitionist strategies, by María de los Ángeles Lobos Palacios
The Dianova network supports the EU minimum quality standards in drug demand reduction endorsed by the Council of the European Union
Therapeutic communities differ from other treatment approaches principally in their use of the community as a key agent of change
We defend human rights, gender equality, women’s empowerment and education as an essential component of Universal Justice.
A statement by Dianova prior to the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women, which will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13 to 24 March 2017
Objective: advocating for women’s rights and gender equality in international and regional forums
Adapting treatment modalities to the specific needs of women
We strive to strengthen the role of civil society in international organizations so they can better help migrants in vulnerability.
A new infographic counters prejudicial narratives in the aim of promoting inclusion and integration of migrants and refugees
A statement by Dianova prior to the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women, which will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13 to 24 March 2017.
Civil society demands and contributions to ensure the protection of human rights of refugees and migrants
Dianova is a partner in the efforts to combat poverty and promote human development, for this reason, our network supports the 2030 Agenda of the United Nations
An integrated approach to the Sustainable Development Agenda through poverty eradication
Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals demands that we grant universal access to basic services such as water, food, energy, health and housing for all
Our commitment aims to strengthen the role of civil society in international organizations.
A study by sociologist José Carrón provides information and thoughts on the history and development of the social state and the third sector in Europe and the Americas
We are facing a huge challenge, namely to ensure a health system and social protection system that is just, supportive and sustainable in a different economic environment
Using its qualities of adaptation and resilience; its close relationship with its environments and above all, with their capacity to make proposals, the third sector can be a major player in the construction of a more just society for the XXI century
Where do we defend these positions?
Dianova believes that the best way to influence these policies is to create partnerships or alliances to capitalize on the strengths of various organizations. Through its membership in various committees and platforms, Dianova also helps promote important causes while ensuring that the needs, opinions and ideas of all stakeholders are heard and understood.