1. Dianova representatives in Vienna

    55th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

    23/03/2012

    Vienna (Austria) – From 12th to 16th March 2012, Dianova International and Dianova Portugal representatives attended the 55th session of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND). On March 13, a side event was organized to present a community, drug and alcohol prevention project implemented by Dianova in Portugal in theTorres Vedras region.

  2. Successful Meeting at the United Nations

    05/03/2012

    During the fifty-sixth Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (United Nations), held in New York from 27 February to 9 March 2012, Dianova International and the United Methodist Church organized and sponsored a side event on the theme: “”Rural Women and Girls: Education and Empowerment for Life (Human Rights & Social Justice Approaches)”. The event was a frank success  and helped meet a number of people committed to education.

  3. "What About Doing Something Else This Weekend?"

    “What About Doing Something Else This Weekend?”

    24/02/2012

    In Spain the FAD (drug addiction help foundation) launched a new communication line intended for social networks’ youngest users. A series of thought-provoking videos was produced to promote awareness about alcohol abuse and its consequences. “What About Doing Something Else This Weekend?” is the first video’s slogan.

  4. "La Quintanilla" was renamed Mercedes Soria Educational & Therapeutic Center

    “La Quintanilla” Renamed “Mercedes Soria” Center

    23/02/2012

    Located in Spain’s Murcia region, “La Quintanilla” center is especially suited to the needs of an intensive, therapeutic and educational intervention aimed at adolescents. The center’s tranquil environment enables residents to focus on their problems and rebalance their lifestyles. On February 15, a tribute was paid to the center’s director since 2002, Mrs. Mercedes “Maricé” Soria.

  5. Commission on the Status of Women

    Dianova to Organize an Event at the United Nations

    17/02/2012

    During the fifty-sixth Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (United Nations), to be held in New York from 27 February to 9 March 2012, Dianova International and the United Methodist Church will organize and sponsor a side event on the theme: “”Rural Women and Girls: Education and Empowerment for Life (Human Rights & Social Justice Approaches)”.

  6. UNESCO Headquarters in Paris

    Dianova, Official Partner of UNESCO

    17/02/2012

    Since its foundation, UNESCO has given great importance to cooperate with nongovernmental international organizations. Over the years, this cooperation has become a genuinely strategic partnership attesting to the importance of civil society’s action alongside UNESCO’s. NGOs now operate in all of UNESCO’s fields of competence.

  7. The United Nations Office in Vienna (Austria)

    55th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

    17/02/2012

    The fifty-fifth session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs will take place in Vienna, 12-16 March 2012. Dianova representatives will attend the commission’s debates while those of Dianova in Portugal will present on March 13, 2pm/3pm: “Engaging youth and Enrolling community on a Prevention Initiative”, a triennial review on the outcomes of a community-based drug prevention initiative: “Mocktails, Memories of a Night of Fun“.

  8. Partnership Benefits HELP USA / Jon Bon Jovi’s Soul Homes

    Dianova USA Provides Needed Services to Newark’s Families

    13/02/2012

    In the U.S., Dianova is currently dedicated to developing effective partnerships to optimally use the organization’s accumulated know-how in the field of personal development programs targeting vulnerable people. Since October 2011 Dianova collaborates with HELP USA to implement community support services in Newark’s Genesis JBJ Soul Apartments.

  9. Official release of the 2011 World Youth Report

    World Youth Report 2011

    02/02/2012

    The World Youth Report 2011, officially released on February 6th, explores the transition of young people from schools and training institutions into the labour market, a phase marking a critical period in the life cycle. The current employment scenario for young people, worsened by the global economic crisis, poses an urgent challenge with long-term implications for both young people and society as a whole. More information: http://social.un.org/index/Youth.aspx

  10. Improved access to treatment reduced AIDS related deaths

    AIDS in Latin America

    26/01/2012

    According to the United Nations program on AIDS (UNAIDS), improved access to antiretroviral treatment has reduced the number of AIDS related deaths in Latin America, while the transmission of HIV aggravates due to scarce prevention programs.