Tagged: International Cooperation

India: National Youth Meet

Yuva Bharat meets for national workshop and Drink Revolution kick-off
Yuva Bharat, the national youth movement for alcohol-free lifestyle in India, gathered youth from all over India for a national youth meet and to kick off the Indian activities of Drink Revolution…

European, Canadian Civil Society Groups Call For Rejection Of CETA

IOGT International, together with over 450 public interest groups from across Europe and Canada today urged legislators to vote against the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). They joined forces to defend people and planet against the threats posed by the EU-Canada agreement, which still needs to be ratified by the European Parliament. Should EU parliamentarians give the trade deal the green light, ratification votes in EU member states would follow…

BLOG: In Asia Cooperation Beyond Borders For Alcohol Control

From 22 to 24 July 2014 Parliamentarians and civil society representatives get together in Colombo, Sri Lanka in order to discuss policies to control and prevent harm caused by alcohol and tobacco. Democracy in action. Dialogue beyond borders. Heart-driven towards life set free…

BLOG: Public Interest Coalition Opposes Fast-Track Authority For TPPA

IOGT International has joined a broad coalition of 14 public interest groups today in delivering a letter to members of United States Congress, urging U.S. lawmakers not to grant the Obama administration “fast-track” authority for trade agreements, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)…

BLOG: United Nations Day Is…

… IOGT International day, as well, and here is a brief summary of the reasons why that’s the case. I feel inspired by all that work and celebrating UN Day means cherishing all the heart-driven efforts by every single member of IOGT International…

BLOG: The Fantastic Story Behind 1st Draft Of National Alcohol Policy Cambodia

Headed towards Life Set Free in Cambodia: It has been a long process with some bumps in the road. But last Monday I was called to a consultative meeting with commission eight in Cambodia’s Senate to give a key note address. They had invited a number of other senators, responsible ministries and representatives of WHO as well as civil society organizations…