Friday, 22 June 2012

26 June - International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Drug abuse and the illicit trafficking of drugs is a world-wide malaise that has far-reaching consequences because of its direct and indirect relations to crime, corruption and international terrorism. The international day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking is an opportunity to focus on this deeply entrenched social problem. 

Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Tobacco: not now; not ever

Official picture and logo of the United Nations for World No Tobacco Day


By Anna Joseph.
Anna is the Communications Officer at the Centre. 

Imagine yourself an average xteen-year-old at your favourite hang-out. 

Your bosom pal/hot stranger/class mate/casual friend sitting next to you passes you your first fag – a lit one.
Would you take a drag?