UNODC completes the training process in Croatia following the expansion of the Lions Quest Skills for Adolescence programme
11-13 September, Osijek; 16-18 September, Zagreb; 25-27 September, Rijeka; 30 September-2 October, Zadar; 14-16 October 2019, Split, Croatia: UNODC, in collaboration with the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education and the Agency for Training and Education, delivered five capacity development workshops across the country following the expansion of the Lions Quest Skills for Adolescence (LQSFA) programme in Croatia.
8-9 November 2018, Belgrade, Serbia: In collaboration with the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) and with the support of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia, UNODC organized a Regional workshop on Lions Quest Skills for Adolescence (LQSFA) programme implementation with national professionals and Lions Club representatives from the South Eastern Europe (SEE) region.
29-31 October 2018, Skopje, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: In collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Science of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, UNODC and the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) successfully expanded the implementation of the Lions Quest "Skills for Adolescence" programme with the inclusion of 10 additional elementary schools, by organizing training of educators in Skopje.
UNODC presented the results of the Lions Quest Skills for Adolescence programme at the Lions Europe Forum 2018
25-27 October 2018, Skopje, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: In the past 4 years, collaborating with the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF), UNODC had implemented the Lions Quest Skills for Adolescence programme in the Southeast Europe region (SEE).
08-10 October 2018, Kotor, Montenegro: In collaboration with the Ministry of Education of Montenegro, UNODC expanded the implementation of the Lions Quest Skills for Adolescence programme with the Inclusion of 11 additional elementary schools from the coastal region of Montenegro.
14-16 September 2018, Belgrade, Serbia: Expanding the successful cooperation between UNODC and the Lions Club International Foundation on the dissemination of evidence-based drug use prevention strategies, a training of educators for the further implementation of Lions Quest Skills for Adolescence programme was held for 10 additional elementary schools in Belgrade.
16 April 2018, Bijeljina - 17 April 2018, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina: UNODC and the Lions Clubs International Foundation, in collaboration with the Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina, initiated the Lions Quest Skills for Adolescence programme in March 2017. The programme is scheduled for implementation until June 2019 in 29 primary schools in Tuzla, Mostar, Sarajevo and Bijeljina reaching out to more than 700 students in total.
29 May-1 June 2018, Washington DC, USA: Society for Prevention Research Annual meeting "Optimizing the relevance of prevention Science to Systems" was organized this year in Washington where many researchers had an opportunity to present the findings of prevention study trials. Following the goals and objectives of the Society for Prevention Research to promote etiological and program development research and high-quality prevention science that will influence prevention policies vast of highly informative and scientifically stimulating results were presented sparking the interactive discussion among the scientific society.
14 March 2018, Vienna, Austria: Lions Clubs International Foundation in collaboration with UNODC organized a side event "Impact of life skills education programmes in schools on prevention: Experience in South East Europe and Latin America" on the margins of the 61 st session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs.
UNODC results in South Eastern Europe presented to over 30,000 people in the Lions Clubs Centennial convention
1-4 July 2017, Chicago, USA: The results of the UNODC and LCIF partnership under the global programme for prevention and its significant impact in preventing substance use as documented through clinical trials in South Eastern Europe was presented to the Lions Clubs Centennial convention. The event represented an important scientific and political occasion to highlight the UNODC efforts in the field of prevention of drug use, as well as the excellent cooperation with the Governments in South Eastern Europe.
Additional round of Lions Quest "Skills for Adolescence" training organized in Bosnia and Herzegovina
15-17 May 2017; 18-20 May 2017; 22-24 May 2017, Bijeljina, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina: Advancing the Lions Quest "Skills for Adolescence" programme implementation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, additional training workshops for educators and trainers were organized in Bijeljina. The workshops were held in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Government of Republika Srpska in close coordination with the Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Lions Quest "Skills for Adolescence" training for trainers and educators organized in Bosnia and Herzegovina
20-22 March 2107, Tuzla; 23-25 March 2017, Sarajevo; 27-29 March 2017, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina: Following the programme inception meeting organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo in December 2016, first project activities have started in Tuzla, Sarajevo and Mostar.