1. New Psychosocial Support Center Launched in Portugal

    New Psychosocial Support Center Launched in Portugal


    A new, psychosocial support center was recently launched in Portugal by Dianova to help mitigate the impact of the crisis on the health, welfare and productivity of the Portuguese population. The global economic crisis we are experiencing has entailed deep public spending cuts undermining health care, education and other social services, with dramatic consequences on the well-being and productivity of millions. It is estimated that the economic repercussions of mental health related problems have contributed to a sharp decline in Portuguese GDP by 3 to 4%.

  2. Sinking of the Dianova school’s drinking water well

    Dianova’s Education Center in Nicaragua Will Soon Have Access to Safe Drinking Water


    Dianova in Switzerland and the Emilio Moro Foundation are jointly funding a project to provide students and teachers of Dianova’s Esther del Rio-Las Marias Education Center (Nicaragua) with sustainable access to safe drinking water and accordingly improve the quality of life and health conditions of all.

  3. Children at the Esther del Rio Las Marias Educational Center

    The Dianova Network Helps Donate Aid to Nicaraguan School


    Press Release – In Portugal and Italy, the Dianova network member organizations have launched a campaign to collect in-kind donations destined to the 400 students hosted every year by the Center for Integral Education Esther Del Rio-Las Marías, in Nicaragua. The Dianova member organizations’ tireless efforts have borne fruit, with supplies worth 50,000 Euros, to be soon delivered by sea container, from Genoa (Italy) to Nicaragua.

  4. Les ados du centre de Zandueta, avec leurs éducateurs

    Iacobus, an Educational & Therapeutic Journey along the Way of Saint-James


    A group of adolescents, from Dianova’s Zandueta therapeutic facility in Spain, has successfully completed five stages among those of the Way of St-James in northwestern Spain. This therapeutic and educational experience was started in Jaca, in the province of Aragon, to be finished on September 10 in Puente La Reina, the ultimate stage of their journey.

  5. First Solidarity Day at Catalunya en Miniatura Theme Park

    First Solidarity Day at Catalunya en Miniatura Theme Park


    Sept. 16 – the Catalunya en Miniatura theme park celebrated last Sunday the very first ‘Solidarity Day’ within the framework of a local campaign launched in the village of Torrelles, the objective of which was to raise funds to help bring “water and light” to the Esther del Rio Las Marias educational facility, in Nicaragua.

  6. Dianova Training Center, in Portugal

    Dianova Training Center : New Certification


    Portugal – The Dianova Training Center, certified since 2009 by the General Directorate of Employment and Labor Relations, received recognition as training organization certified by the Scientific Council on Continuing Education and Training (Ministry of Education). This new certification granted to Dianova will permit to ensure continuity in the development of the training plan to the educational community.

  7. Art workshop for children

    The Dianova Foundation in Chile Certified by the Ministry of Education


    Following its recent inclusion in Chile’s National Register for Educational Assistance, administered by the Ministry of Education (MINEDUC), the Dianova Foundation au Chili is now able to deliver educational support services to the schools which benefit from the government’s Preferential School Grant, or SEP. This certification opens up new challenges for Dianova, in the short, medium and long term, in the path of the organization’s future growth and development and on behalf of a professional and ethical commitment that we hope will bear fruits at all levels.

  8. Dianova in Chile's In.nova e-magazine

    Dianova in Chile on UNESCO’s INNOVEMOS Network


    The IN NOVA e-magazine, published by Dianova in Chile, has recently been sponsored on the web site of the INNOVEMOS Network (Education Innovations Network for Latin America and the Caribbean), under the auspices of the UNESCO. Dianova in Chile consists of a foundation and a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people who abuse alcohol and other drugs through a variety of educational and therapeutic programs targeting prevention, rehabilitation and social integration.

  9. "Drugs and Crime as a Threat to Development"

    “Drugs & Crime, as a Threat to Development”


    Representatives from Dianova International attended theThematic Debate of the 66th session of the United Nations General Assembly on drugs and crime as a threat to development, on the occasion of the UN international day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking. During the Thematic Debate, Mr. Yuri Fedotov, head of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) presented the 2012 World Drug Report

  10. Global action for healthy communities without drugs

    International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking


    Message of the Secretary General of the UN on the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, 26 June 2012. Drug abuse and illicit trafficking continue to have a profoundly negative impact on development and stability across the world. The billions of dollars generated from illicit drugs fuel terrorist activities and abet other crimes such as human trafficking and the smuggling of arms and people.