1. From left to right. Luca Franceschi (President of Dianova International), Juan Echanove, Nejama Bergman (President of Dianova in Nicaragua) and Imanol Arias

    1st Charity Concert Dedicated in Music & Cinema

    29/10/2010

    The National Auditorium of the city of Madrid hosted the Santa Cecilia classical orchestra, under the direction of Cristóbal Soler, to help raise funds for Dianova’s Las Marias school in Nicaragua. The proceeds from the concert reached 30,000€, compared to the 36 955€ necessary to complete the project of providing water and lighting to the… Read more »

  2. Tim Guénard, stronger than hate

    1st European Congress on Resiliency

    22/10/2010

    The Risk Management Research Center, which depends of the University of Barcelona organized on October 20 – 22, at the Bellaterra University Campus, the first European congress on Resiliency, the theme of which was: “Growing Despite Adversity”

  3. Stéphanie Lavallée, project's coordinator

    “Empowering my Life” Program Awarded

    21/10/2010

    Over one hundred young adults participated in an innovative prevention program that utilizes a variety of different approaches dedicated to help the participants start thinking about their substance use, especially cannabis use. After about ten groups were organized in close collaboration with agencies working in Terrebonne region (near Montreal), the project was nominated finalist at Terrebonne’s  2010 “Griffon d’Or” awards ceremony.

  4. WFTC Genoa Institute

    WFTC Genoa Institute

    19/10/2010

    The WFTC Genoa Institute, has brought together 200 people from the 52 countries represented in the WFTC who are involved with and committed to the work of therapeutic communities as they contribute a response to the global substance misuse and related problems.

  5. A charity concert to help Nicaragua

    A Charity Concert to Help Nicaragua

    21/09/2010

    This coming October 29th, the National Auditorium of The City of Madrid will host the Santa Cecilia Classical Orchestra for a special concert dedicated to the finest film soundtracks.The concert will help raise funding dedicated to improving the water and electrical supply systems of Dianova’s Las Marias School in Nicaragua.

  6. UNESCO's associated schools network

    Las Marias Joins UNESCO School Network

    19/09/2010

    Dianova’s Las Marias Holistic Educational Center, located in the Managua area of Nicaragua, has received, and accepted, a formal invitation from UNESCO to become affiliated with that organization’s Associated Schools network. As a result, the Las Marias school is now part of “ASPnet” (UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network), which consists of more than 8,500 educational institutions worldwide.

  7. Dianova to lead the EAD campaign in Portugal

    Dianova to Lead EAD Campaign in Portugal

    14/09/2010

    After Dianova in Portugal joined the campaign on June 25th, in Brussels, the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Justice, Freedom and Security has appointed the organization in Portugal supervisor of the “EAD” campaign in this country. The EU-led campaign, launched in 2009 in the 27 state members, currently comprises 708 different initiatives.

  8. Yuri Fedotov

    New Director Appointed at UNODC

    08/09/2010

    Appointed in July by the UN Secretary General, Russian diplomat  Mr.Yuri Fedotov took office as the new Director of the United Nations Office against Drugs and Crime (UNODC) at the organization’s Headquarters in Vienna (Austria), He also became director of the United Nations Office at Vienna.

  9. Club Dianova Espartinas

    Dianova Espartinas Club

    21/07/2010

    Since its inception, the Las Marias Holistic Education Center has placed great emphasis on student sports. In Nicaragua, the latter represents a tool that is particularly appropriate to encouraging personal development and the adequate integration of youth. Las Marias center provided the country with many young sportsmen and sportswomen who have won a number of… Read more »

  10. nature & environment

    New Recycling Workshop in Spain

    11/07/2010

    Santa Lucia Dianova therapeutic center (Madrid region, Spain) implemented a new recycling workshop dedicated to educate young people about sustainable development, a field which is deemed essential for Dianova.Tatiana Toledo, an education assistant who supervises the project, stresses “the importance of educating residents and staff about the importance of recycling and reusing any type of product, equipment, or waste material of any kind in the management of the center’s daily activities.