Working Relation with United Nation and
International Agencies

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.


United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council ECOSOC

United Nations Department of Global Communications

N.G.O. in Operational Relations with UNESCO.

Admitted to the International Labour Organization (LL.D.) Special list of Non Government Organizations.

Working relations with the World Health Organization (W.H.0.)

IFNGO also enjoys the support of the Centre for Drug Research (CDR) at the Science University of Malaysia (USM) Penang, Malaysia which is designated as an IFNGO Training and Research Centre.

Regionally, IFNGO ASEAN NGOs are in Formal Relations with the ASEAN Secretariat based in Jakarta, Indonesia

In the International NGO front, IFNGO is a member of the United Nations NGO Committee on Narcotics and Substance Abuse, New York and Vienna. IFNGO is also affiliated to C.O.N.G.O. - Conference of Non-Government Organizations in Consultative Status with the U.N. ECOSOC.

IFNGO is a Founder Member of ASPAC-NGO based in Bangkok, Thailand - Asia and Pacific NGO Committee for the Prevention of Drug and Substance Abuse.

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