Under the auspices of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Al-Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden, President of Mentor International, and Prince Turki Bin Talal Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Mentor Arabia organized its 2013 digitally themed gala dinner at Prestige at The Avenues – Kuwait.
Mentor Arabia took part in an NGO fair organized by Youth for Change and hosted by the University of Saint Joseph in Beirut.
Mentor Arabia attended the 2nd MENAHRA Regional conference on Harm Reduction took place between the 12th and 15th of November at Hilton Hotel. It is an open forum that aims at developing the services and exchanging experiences and research results among people who work in this field throughout the Middle East and North Africa region, in an effort to create new successful plans and programs that suit the culture of our region.
Phase 2 of the implementation of the Training of Young Peer Educators program, saw Mentor Arabia return to Riyadh to continue the training, but this time for peer educators on drug prevention and with the collaboration of the National Committee for Combating Drugs in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
On 26 June every year, UNODC marks the International Day against Drug Abuse andIllicit Trafficking. This year, Mentor Arabia took part in this day by launching a TV campaign
The Scientific Regional/International meeting for the Establishment of the “Arab Resource, Research and Information Center on Drug Prevention”
A special initiative held over 2 days in partnership with the American University of Beirut, and the participation of more than 60 scientists, specialists and representatives from regional and international organizations, national committees on drugs, UN agencies, Arab funds and foundations, NGO, research institutes, universities and media.
Mentor Arabia, with the cooperation of the EUDAP, has held a two-day Training of Trainers workshop on the Unplugged program on January 30th and 31st in the Crown Plaza Hotel in Beirut. The training, which was led by the certified EUDAP trainer Mr. Peer Van der Kreeft, aimed at certifying a new pool of trainers on Unplugged program in the Arab region.