Tagged: ASEAN

NEWS: Vietnam: Rampant Alcohol Harm Fueled By Rising Consumption

Vietnam is burdened by the biggest amount of alcohol consumption in the ASEAN region. Alcohol use in Vietnam undermines and erodes poverty eradication and hunger alleviation programs and fuels a vicious cycle. Evidence also shows that alcohol often is the reason behind high number of traffic accidents cases and family violence…

NEWS: ASEAN: Joint Initiative To Curb Drug Trade

Governments of the ASEAN political and economic community in South-East Asia have committed to joint efforts for preventing harm caused by illicit drugs in the region. Part of the effort is to establish Asean-Narco, based at the Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) in Thailand. Asean Narcotics Cooperation Centre (Asean-Narco)  will be established to… Read more »

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: 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…

BLOG: Solidarity Even In Free Trade Talks

On International Human Solidarity Day we praise unity in diversity and we challenge governments to harness the power of their people and to live up to their commitments in international agreements, for example in FTAs and the TPP…

BLOG: What’s up: Alcohol Policy Work in South East Asia

A lot is going on in ASEAN for the promotion of freedom and dignity and international cooperation between continents empowers exchange of knowledge and developing ever improving ways to prevent and reduce alcohol harm and to build peace, understanding and development…