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.
The Warsaw declaration aims to contribute meaningfully to the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drugs being in April 2016, and to the broader drug policy debate beyond this event.
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
We defend human rights, gender equality, women’s empowerment and education as an essential component of Universal Justice.
Every effort addressing the challenges of rural communities must incorporate a gender-transformative approach confronting the sources of inequality between men and women
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
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
Sustainable development cannot be achieved without peace and peace cannot be achieved without gender equality for ALL - regardless of sex characteristics, gender identity or sexual orientation
Utilizing a feminist accountability framework is essential to the successful implementation of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development
In every country and region of the world, not only poverty affects more women than men, but the consequences of poverty are more severe on the former rather than the latter - this phenomenon is referred to as the feminization of poverty
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
The Ambassadors of the Dianova Network
Dianova’s ambassadors team is an initiative designed to reinforce the commitment of Dianova and that of other third sector organizations in areas of major relevance to our network.
Recent articles by our ‘ambassadors’
The annual meeting of the Civil Society Forum on Drugs was held in Brussels from November 27 to 29
The World Federation of Therapeutic Communities intends to reinforce its role on the world stage
The monthly meeting of the Committee of NGO on Mental Health was held in New York City, in partnership with the governments of Thailand and Jamaica, with support from UNICEF and WHO
Dianova presented the benefits of choosing quality guidance in treatment at the 27th World Conference of the International Federation of NGOs for the Prevention of Drug and Substance Abuse in Macao
We can achieve more active civil society engagement through openness and transparency within the UN system, including public access to meetings, scheduling meetings in other venues or countries, and even allowing public demonstrations
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.