Nation Current Affairs 28 Aug 2019 Pinarayi Vijayan rel ...

Pinarayi Vijayan releases book on fighting drugs released

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Aug 28, 2019, 5:10 am IST
Updated Aug 28, 2019, 5:10 am IST
The release of the book also comes as a prelude to an Asian Regional Forum Against Drugs 2019.
The book contains real life stories of ordinary people becoming instruments of change in the lives of the children in their community who were afflicted by addiction and abuse, through the intervention of Project Venda.
 The book contains real life stories of ordinary people becoming instruments of change in the lives of the children in their community who were afflicted by addiction and abuse, through the intervention of Project Venda.

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan released the book Ningal Ariyende Ningalude Kochi- A Handful of Heroes by Fourth Wave Found-ation’s Project Venda, a civil society organisation working among teens and young adults empowering them to ‘Say no to drugs’. The book contains real life stories of ordinary people becoming instruments of change in the lives of the children in their community who were afflicted by addiction and abuse, through the intervention of Project Venda.

The Chief Minister handed over the book to the C. C. Joseph, Director Fourth Wave Foundation, two football champs, Alan Soloman and Thomas Mayjo featured, two Project VENDA Staff Tijo Sebastan and S. Jijin after the release. The book aims to sensitize and inspire communities to take ownership of the issue of drug abuse and fight the menace from within the community itself by the participation of all stakeholders.

 

The release of the book also comes as a prelude to an Asian Regional Forum Against Drugs 2019, a world forum against drugs scheduled for 25th -27th September 2019 at Kochi organised by World Federation Against Drugs and Fourth Wave Foundation’s Project Venda in association with United Nations Office Against Drugs and Crime. The three day forum will consist of advocacy, workshops and conferences, which will have 120 delegates from across 40 nations.

...




ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
-->