Frequently Asked Questions
Lions Clubs International (LCI) is an international non-political service organization established originally in 1916 in Chicago, Illinois by Melvin Jones. It is now headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois. As of April 2015, it had over 46,000 local clubs and more than 1.7 million members (Lions & LEO) in 190 countries around the world
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC; French: Office des Nations unies contre la drogue et le crime) is a United Nations office that was established in 1997 as the Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention by combining the United Nations International Drug Control Program (UNDCP) and the Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Division in the United Nations Office at Vienna. It is a member of the United Nations Development Group and was renamed the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in 2002.
Lions Quest is a life skills and prevention program of Lions Clubs International Foundation, implemented in more than 50 countries around the world. The Lions Quest “Skills for Adolescence” programme is a school-based drug use prevention intervention targeting the students of the age group of 10-14 with the educational package on social emotional learning, aiming to develop the refusal skills to cope with peer pressure, to enhance the scholastic achievements and their attachment to school and to delay and prevent the onset of drug use.
Prevention of drug use, HIV/AIDS and crime among young people through family skills training programmes in low- and middle-income countries (Project GLOK 01) is the global project to disseminate family skills training programmes in different regions of the world. The project is currently active in Central Asia, Latin America and Southeast Europe.