We believe we can have greater political impact through partnerships and alliances that build on each organization’s own forces and capabilities. Through our membership in various committees and platforms, we contribute to advance various causes while ensuring that all stakeholders’ needs, opinions and experiences are heard and taken into consideration

Partnerships with International Organizations


Dianova is an NGO in special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)


Registered as a civil society organization with the Organization of American States (OAS)


NGO in consultative relationships with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)


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In addition to providing services to people in vulnerable situations, we develop advocacy initiatives aimed to advance policies and practices dedicated to promoting social progress, improving people’s lives, and to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Specifically, we work in the areas of:

Health and Addiction

We work to strenghten the areas of addiction prevention and treatment, and advocates the implementation of services that are evidence-based, gender-sensitive and respectful of each person’s needs and expectations, in a continuity of services.

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  • End ‘War on Drugs’ and Promote Policies Rooted in Human Rights

    UN human rights experts have called on the international community to bring an end to the so-called “war on drugs” GENEVA (24 June 2022) – UN human rights experts have called on the international community to bring an end to the so-called “war on drugs” and promote drug policies that are firmly anchored in human... Read more »

  • In a World in Crisis, Dianova Calls for Helping the Most Vulnerable!

    International crises amplify inequalities and disproportionately affect the most vulnerable or marginalized Dianova International Statement on the occasion of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, June 26, 2022 The world is in turmoil and the international balance is increasingly under threat. The COVID-19 crisis and a war on Europe’s doorstep – considered... Read more »

  • Statement by Dianova International at the CND64

    Statement by Dianova International at the 64th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, April 12 - 16, 2021, Vienna, Austria

Gender Equality

We advocate women’s rights, equality, and empowerment. In addition, we promote the development of gender-sensitive addiction treatment services.

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  • Statement by Dianova International at the CSW66

    It is urgent to adequately address the impact of climate change and environmental disasters on people’s, especially women’s, mental health Climate change has repercussions in various domains, including the economy, human habitats, migration flows, the environment and ecosystems, etc. Its impact on health however, and more particularly on mental health has yet to adequately addressed.... Read more »

  • Statement by Dianova International at the CSW65

    Statement by Dianova International at the sixty-fifth Session of the Commission on the Condition of Women (CSW65), 15-26 March, 2021, New York

  • Covid-19, Violence and Addictions

    The COVID-19 pandemic aggravates gender violence and addictions, creating a situation of vulnerability that primarily affects women

Human Rights

We believe that the human rights perspective should be considered a priority in all policies and practices. With regard to the former, we endeavour to combat stigma and discrimination against drug users or former drug users

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Partnerships and Cooperation

We are dedicated to reinforcing the role played by civil society organizations within international fora, as part of our commitment to support the Sustainable Development Goals

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Social Integration and Equality

We advocate policies and practices that focus on the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized populations in order to promote their social, economic and political integration.

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Education and Youth

We advocate quality education and the development of youth-oriented policies, because we believe education is a critical factor in efforts to improve people’s health and living conditions and to build more inclusive  societies.

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