L’Organisation Internationale Dianova, ou Dianova International, est une association de droit Suisse, dont le siège est situé à Lausanne et la direction opérationnelle à Castelldefels (Espagne). Dianova International regroupe tous les membres du réseau Dianova dans le cadre d’une mission, d’une vision et de valeurs communes; sa vocation est de définir la politique générale et de coordonner les initiatives du réseau, ainsi que d’apporter un soutien financier et/ ou technique à l’action individuelle de ses membres.
The Dianova network operates in 11 countries of Europe and the Americas; it is composed of nonprofit, independent organizations that are dedicated to developing innovative initiatives and programs in the fields of education, youth, addiction treatment and prevention, as well as in the area of "citizens' initiatives" towards a more sustainable social development.
The Dianova Network does not utilize a specific intervention approach but recommends a variety of methods and means, the objective of which is to help people adopt healthier lifestyles and to promote self-reliant communities. Implementation methodologies may vary, depending on people and community needs, including residential or outpatient settings, on-site and outreach interventions, etc.
In July of 2007, Dianova was granted "Special Consultative Status" to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. This status was awarded on the basis of Dianova's commitment in these fields, which are three of the United Nation's principal fields of interest.
Education, youth and addictions are the main activity fields for Dianova. However, in order to respond to the expectations of the most affected groups throughout the world, the network has begun several initiatives aimed at other groups, especially in :