The work of our International Board is founded on and driven by a number of core values that permeate the entire movement:
- Honesty and humility,
- Competence and efficacy, and
- Leadership by good example.
The International Board oversees the strategic development of IOGT International’s work towards a world of peace, democracy and justice where free and healthy citizens actively contribute in all levels of society.
Unanimously elected at the 68th Session of the IOGT International World Congress in Thailand, in October 2014, the mandate period is 2014 to 2018.
Kristina & Pubudu
International President and Vice President
Learn more about Kristina’s and Pubudu’s leadership here.
christian.boelckow [at] iogt.org
Christian’s Blog Corner
Christian is our expert for rehabilitation and social work, and is thus the chairman of the Rehabilitation Core Group in IOGT International.
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brenda.mkwesha [at] iogt.org
Brenda’s Blog Corner
Brenda is our expert for alcohol policy in Sub-Saharan Africa, including protection and promotion of Child Rights and Women’s Rights.
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Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina
adis.arnautovic [at] iogt.org
Adis’ Blog Corner
Adis is our expert for alcohol policy in South-Eastern Europe, including protection and promotion of adolescent health and youth rights.
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cecilie.widnes [at] iogt.org
Cecilie’s Blog Corner
Cecilie is our expert for alcohol policy on local and national level, as well as civil society engagement, including the protection and promotion of minority rights.
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teera.watcharapranee [at] iogt.org
Teera’s Blog Corner
Teera is our expert for alcohol policy on local and national level in Thailand, and South-East Asia. Teera is also our expert for civil society mobilization for health promotion.
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kadri.vanem [at] iogt.org
Kadri’s Blog Corner
Kadri is our expert for alcohol policy in the European Union, including Alcohol in All Policies.
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Srinivas Vara Prasad
Srinivas Vara Prasad
New Delhi, India
srinivas.vpv [at] iogt.org
Srinivas’ Blog Corner
Srinivas is our expert for alcohol policy in India, including Women’s Rights and sustainable development.
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The IOGT International Board is completed by currently one adjunct who is an outstanding experts in his field:
JUNIS – The Swedish IOGT-NTO movement’s junior association
christer.wik [at] junis.org
Christer is our adjoint expert for the protection and promotion of Child Rights, especially concerning the harm and dangers caused by alcohol and other drugs. He is thus the chairman of the Junior Core Group in IOGT International
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The International Board appoints from its membership an Administrative Committee. For the mandate period 2014 to 2018 the IOGT International AC consists of International President Kristina Sperkova, International Vice President Pubudu Sumanasekara, Board Member Christian Bölckow and Executive Director Esbjörn Hörnberg.