The Ministries of Health and Sport/Tourism with cooperation of UNAIDS, UNODC, UNCHR and UNICEF conducted annual social event for students to raise awareness among young people about the destructive effect of drugs on the human body. Over 200 students took part in the event which took place in the Ice Palace in Ashgabat no 1 December - World AIDS Day.
During the event, athletes from the ice sport complex demonstrated their skills on the ice rink. IN addition to entertainment, informational materials and red ribbons, the symbol of World AIDS Day, were distributed among the youth. The participants also had the opportunity to speak with narcologists and AIDS specialists.
This type of event is beneficial is drawing attention to the problem of drug use and discouraging young people from using drugs.