Tagged: Africa

BLOG: Haven Of Peace Epicentre Of Movement To Change Alcohol Culture

Day #9 or from internal struggle to transforming into the epicentre for change; this workshop generated hope and addressed among others the illogical advantages associated with alcohol use as well as answer for how to deal with lack of research in East Africa in alcohol policy advocacy…

BLOG: Planning Strategy And Preparing Advocacy Action

Day #6 of the capacity-building trip through East Africa was devoted to a workshop with BAPA, RADAPA, and KAPA – abbreviations that stand for incredibly dedicated and heart-driven people who are committing to tremendous efforts for promoting a freer, richer life in Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya…

BLOG: Travels And Capacity-Building

Days #2, #3 and #4, #5 featured extensive reflections on alcohol marketing, an exciting and successful advocacy strategy workshop, a field trip to the outskirts of Kampala, more travels and much more that doesn’t find room in a single blog entry…

BLOG: East Africa Trip Day #1

On that plane somewhere over different continents, somewhere between present moment and future achievements, it was through the past I connected to the bigger picture and context…

I am on a journey to a completely foreign part of the world, on a mission that is ground-breaking in the work of IOGT International and on an adventure trip challenging my skills as capacity-builder and facilitator, I found inspiration and shelter in the contemplation on how long IOGT has been a positive force in societies all around the world, working for equality and inclusion, for Human Rights and human dignity, for freedom and democracy…

BLOG: Alcohol Dependencies A Global Issue

Alcoholism and alcohol dependencies need more attention and concern especially since alcohol use kills more people than illicit drugs and because alcohol is the socially most harmful drug…