International Federation Of Non-Government Organisations IFNGO

For The Prevention Of Drug And Substance Abuse

  • The International Federation of Non-Government Organizations for the Prevention of Drug and Substance Abuse (IFNGO) comprises Non-Government Organizations all over the world engaged in anti-drug and substance abuse activities.
  • It was first mooted at a conference for Non-Government Organizations (NGO) workers in alcohol and drug abuse prevention in Jakarta in 1979. The issue was raised again at a similar meeting the following year in Manila, and the Federation was finally launched in 1981 under the Kuala Lumpur Declaration in Malaysia during the Third International Conference of Non-Government-Organizations on Dadah Use Prevention which was Officially Declared Open by Y.A.B. Dato’ Seri Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia concurrently Patron of PEMADAM Malaysia (National Drug Abuse Prevention Association of Malaysia). The Conference was Officially closed by Y.A.B. Dato’ Musa Hitam, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia concurrently Chairman, Cabinet Committee on Dadah Control, Malaysia … (What is IFNGO 1/2).

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Address: IFNGO Secretariat, No.8, Jalan Ledang, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia;

What is IFNGO 2/2: … The Conference unanimously elected Y.A.B. Dato’ Rais Yatim, Menteri Besar, Negeri Sembilan concurrently President of PEMADAM Malaysia as the Charter President of IFNGO.  

In the years following the Kuala Lumpur Declaration, annual conferences were held. They aimed at developing collaborative efforts and interactions between Non-Government-Organizations to prevent and control alcohol and drug abuse.

In between conferences, the IFNGO Secretariat, which is hosted by PEMADAM Malaysia and based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia facilitated the exchange of information as well as prepared and coordinated projects in close liaison with the United Nations agencies. They included the United Nations Economic and Social Council and the United Nations specialized agencies such as the United Nations International Drug Control Programme (UNDCP), now UNODC – United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the World Health Organization, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, the International Labour Organization and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

IFNGO is privileged to have the following affiliation with United Nations Agencies: … (full text).

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