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.

Drug Policies & Addictions

We are committed to bring positive changes in drug policies and reduce the stigma and discrimination for drug users and people in recovery.

Recent articles

  • Drug policies and the SDGs

    An integrated perspective of Public Drug Policy in the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Implementation of the UNGASS outcome document

    Dianova published a report detailing how it implements the recommendations of the outcome document of UNGASS 2016 in its various areas of activity

  • Warsaw Declaration

    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.

Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment

We defend human rights, gender equality, women’s empowerment and education as an essential component of Universal Justice.

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Refugees & Migrants

We strive to strengthen the role of civil society in international organizations so they can better help migrants in vulnerability.

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2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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

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Social Economy & Third Sector

Our commitment aims to strengthen the role of civil society in international organizations.

Recent articles

  • Dianova and the Challenges of the Third Sector

    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

  • The Third Sector, for a More Just Society

    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

  • The Third Sector and its Roots

    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’

  • Annual meeting of the CSF in Brussels

    The annual meeting of the Civil Society Forum on Drugs was held in Brussels from November 27 to 29

  • New Approaches for the WFTC

    The World Federation of Therapeutic Communities intends to reinforce its role on the world stage

  • Mental Health Problems: Stigma and Risk Factors

    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

  • 27th IFNGO World Conference

    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

  • Expanding Civic Participation at the UN

    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.

International Committees & Organizations

Dianova maintains close relationships with the United Nations and other international or transnational organizations

Federations & Networks of NGOs

Dianova is part of various platforms of NGOs active in various commissions of the United Nations.

Partner Organizations

Links to NGOs, associations, federations, sponsors, academic and other partners

Advocacy Campaigns