Our policy positions are conveyed by our official statements, and contributions to public policy consultation processes on global, regional and national levels. We propose high-impact, cost-effective and evidence-based solutions for preventing harm caused by alcohol and other drugs and in order to inspire transformative, sustainable change.
With more than 165 years worth of advocacy experience, IOGT International is the voice for comprehensive and sustainable policy solutions concerning current and complex health, development, Human Rights and economic issues.
We work hand in hand with decision-makers and opinion leaders around the world.
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Civil Society Dialogue with EU Trade Commissioner Malmström on Trade and Sustainable Development
Brussels, Belgium, October 6, 2017
This meeting is part of an ongoing process of Civil Society Dialogue on EU trade policy. Commissioner Malmström presented current developments and exchange views with civil society organisations on Trade and Sustainable Development. The Commission is undertaking comprehensive discussions with the Council, EP and stakeholders with a view to improve implementation of Trade and Sustainable Development (TSD) chapters in the EU’s free trade agreements.
Joint NGO statement on health sustainability in trade and investment agreements,
together with All-Ukrainian Network PLWH, Association of European Cancer Leagues (ECL), European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG), European Alcohol Policy Alliance (EUROCARE), European Heart Network (EHN), European Public Health Alliance (EPHA), European Respiratory Society (ERS), Health Action International Europe (HAI Europe), IOGT International, IOGT-NTO, International Federation of Anthroposophic Medical Associations (IVAA), International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA), Smoke Free Partnership (SFP).
67 WHO Regional Committee for Europe Statements
Budapest, Hungary, September 11 to 14, 2017
Written statement by Kristina Sperkova on behalf of IOGT International
August 31, 2017
Oral statement by Maik Dünnbier on behalf of IOGT International
September 6, 2017
“Stakeholder feedback on the indicators for the SDGs in the Post-2015 Development Agenda”
Reinvigorating independent evidence – an IOGT International response to IARD consultation contribution on
WHO Discussion paper from October 29, 2014: ”SUBMISSION ON BEHALF OF THE INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR RESPONSIBLE DRINKING (IARD) ON WHO DISCUSSION PAPER ‘FRAMEWORK FOR COUNTRY ACTION ACROSS SECTORS FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH EQUALITY’”
“We request that you oppose any legislation that would renew fast-track or trade promotion authority. Agreements such as the TPP require transparency and input from all affected stakeholders, and a fast-track process would not permit Congress to provide that essential feedback …”
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