1. Site d'injection supervisée Insite

    Supervised Injection Site Insite to Stay Open

    06/10/2011

    On September 29, 2011, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled unanimously to uphold supervised injection site Insite’s legal exemption allowing some injecting drug users (IDUs) in the Downtown Eastside neighborhood of Vancouver to continue to inject their own drugs safely, with sterile equipment, without fearing police intervention.

  2. Hotel Europeo, Nicaragua

    Hotel Europeo in Nicaragua

    30/09/2011

    Dianova’s educational activities in Nicaragua are partly financed out of the proceeds of hotel Europeo. This three star hotel is located downtown capital city, Managua, at the heart of a colorful, pittoresque natural environement. The hotel offers comfortable accomodations, a swimming pool and a delicious local cuisine.Watch video

  3. Education for All

    Objective Education for ALL

    29/09/2011

    Expressing concern over the slow rate of progress towards Education for All, UN representatives discussed how to scale up efforts to achieve the goals by 2015, during a private meeting hosted by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova in New York on 18 September 2011.

  4. "Azulejos" tile panel in the midst of the center's splendid gardens

    Social Workers Visit Dianova

    27/09/2011

    On September 6, six social workers from Sweden paid a visit, both cultural and corporate, to Dianova in Portugal where they met with some of the Swedish people undergoing a treatment program in Quinta das Lapas therapeutic community.

  5. Education pour toute la vie

    Lifelong Learning Program

    26/09/2011

    Dianova in Portugal participates in visit studies funded by European Commission’s “Lifelong Learning Program“. With a budget of nearly €7 billion for 2007 to 2013, the European Commission’s Lifelong Learning Program enables people at all stages of their lives to participate in stimulating learning experiences, as well as helping to develop the education and training sector throughout Europe.

  6. Empowering My Life!

    “Empowering My Life!” Corporate Video

    16/09/2011

    Dianova in Canada – A new Video to promote the “Empowering My Life!” program. In two minutes, this film allows viewers to feel the impact of a break between urban lifestyle, the intensity of our lives and habits, with the benefits of a respite, a time of relief in nature…

  7. Street prostitution

    Prostitution – Exchanges Cuba/Sweden

    16/09/2011

    As part of a best practice exchange visit in Cuba, organized by Pr. Sven Britton from Swedish, Karolinska Institute and psychologist Ms Kristina Hillgren, a representative of Dianova in Sweden, Ms Cipriana de Arteaga was invited to Cuba to present the characteristics of the Swedish experience in the field of prostitution.

  8. Quinta das Lapas (Torres Vedras, Portugal)

    Study: “From Dependence to Re-integration”

    09/09/2011

    Portugal – Following the recent three-year renewal of Quinta das Lapas Therapeutic Community’s certification to the ISO 9001:2008 “Quality Management System”, Dianova announced the publication of the preliminary report of a longitudinal study scheduled until 2014: “From Dependence to Re-integration – a study of substance abusers’ social trajectories after program completion.”

  9. Access to public transportation is a key element for inclusion

    Access City Award 2012

    09/09/2011

    In Portugal, Dianova was designated national coordinator of the Access City Award 2012 campaign launched by the European Commission – Direction for Justice, to promote accessibility in the urban environment for people with disabilities. The new edition of the Access City Award is open for applications until September 20th, 2011 and the winner will be announced at the Award Ceremony in Brussels on 1-2 December 2011.

  10. Débat national sur les drogues

    Uruguay – National Debate on Drugs

    05/09/2011

    The Dianova Foundation in Uruguay participated in the first national debate on drugs, held in Montevideo from 29 to 31 August.

    In Uruguay, substance abuse related issues have become more and more extensive in recent years. However, some prominent political and social figures blow the whistle on the overall inadequacy of public responses and call for the implementation of a large national debate that could result in “a new generation of drug policies”.