Category: News

We found 522 articles matching your criteria
  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. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. "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

  9. Michele Bellasich (Dianova) and Jan Eliasson

    Dianova in Sweden Meets with Mr Jan Eliasson


    Michele Bellasich and Åsa Magnusson from Dianova in Sweden participated in the Swedish United Nation Associations member meeting on May 29 at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm. Dianova Sweden have been a member since 2012 and were invited to this meeting with Jan Eliasson who will assume his new position as the UN Deputy General Secretary on the 1st of July.

  10. Drug & alcohol prevention initiative in Torres Vedras

    Drug & Alcohol Community Prevention in Portugal


    Vienna (Austria) – During the 55th Session of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (12-16 March), a session attended by a number of Dianova representatives, Dianova in Portugal joined a side-event to present the outcomes of a Community Prevention Initiative conducted annually for three years in the Torres Vedras region (Portugal) and the objective of which is to prevent the negative consequences of drug and alcohol misuse. “Engaging Youth and Enrolling Community in a Prevention Initiative” was the title of the presentation – Download presentation.