Topic: Democracy

NEWS: Ghana: National Alcohol Policy Launched

A national policy to regulate the production, distribution, sale, advertisement and consumption of alcohol has been launched in Accra, Ghana’s capital…

EVENT: CND60 Side Event: Power Of Communities To Prevent Drug-Related Harm

The Permanent Mission of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in collaboration with IOGT International and FORUT Norway cordially invites you to a UN Side Event at the 6oth session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND60).
POWER OF COMMUNITIES TO PREVENT DRUG RELATED HARM…

EVENT: CSW61 Side Event: Alcohol Policy A Women’s Rights Issue

The Permanent Mission of The Republic of Botswana to the United Nations in collaboration with IOGT International cordially invites you to a UN Side Event at the 61st Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61).
ALCOHOL POLICY AS A WOMEN’S RIGHTS ISSUE – Response to violence against women and girls through addressing structural and underlying causes…

BLOG: Taxation In East Africa: Why Governments Need Alcohol Taxes

The Public good and public health approach needs to be recognized when considering alcohol taxation. The case of South Africa shows that evidence-based alcohol policy measures, like taxation, can help improve social well being and the economy…

BLOG: “He Sells His Land To Drink”

Uganda. Gulu Town. One community. Many, many stories of alcohol harm – and an initiative to bring transformative change. This blog is the beginning of a series exploring how community resolves to tackle alcohol problems and the challenges they face in doing so…

NEWS: Nepal: Government Adopted New Alcohol Law

The government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, has adopted a new policy to coherently and evidence-based regulate sales of alcohol products in the country of 26 million inhabitants…

NEWS: Bhutan: UN Mission Support To Curb NCDs

Reducing harmful alcohol use, and improving diet and nutrition in Bhutan were among key focus areas of the first joint mission to the country by the United Nations Interagency Task Force (UNIATF) on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs)…

NEWS: CoA Week: Civil Society Open Letter

When home is the most dangerous place – millions of children are growing up in families with alcohol problems, but society is largely failing them…