Turkmenistan celebrates World Drug Day

Jointly with national partners, UNODC organized number of activities devoted to the World Drug Day. In Chuli Summer Campover 400 young people 8 to 16 years oldtook part in the event. Each participant could take part in various activities, both fun and challenging, aimed at developing skills in making well-balanced decisions, healthy lifestyle, building constructive social relationships, and developing critical thinking. Teenagers enjoyed sport games, quizzes and dances.   

On 23 June UNODC invited colleagues from sister UN Agencies for presentation of main findings of 2017 World Drug Report. At the same day in Central park "Ashgabat" UNODC jointly with the Ministry of Health and Medical Industry, Trade Unions, Democratic Party, Youth Union, and Red Crescent Society conducted chess competition, drawing contest, and other fun activities for youth and using this opportunity disseminated relevant information with UNODC prevention messages.

15 narcologists and trainers of ongoing national Treatnet Echo seminar   took partin "Listen first" campaign.