Tagged: Big Alcohol

BLOG: Enemies Of Human Rights Are Gearing Up

The global achievements in Human Rights protection and promotion over the last 50 years, are today under attack by aggressive corporations. Abusing free trade agreements, these corporations seek to undermine Human Rights accomplishments, in order to make it harder for governments to regulate harmful products and often-unethical operations.

BLOG: Calling Time On European Alcohol And Health Forum

Active has decided to leave the EAHF together with a number of other civil society organizations, in disappointment about the European Commission’s efforts concerning a new and improved EU Alcohol Strategy…

BLOG: Media Need To Shape Up For Drug Prevention

In the face of the ever-increasing aggressive alcohol marketing and the ever increasing failure of Indian media outlets to address alcohol harm adequately and consistently, loom large now that we celebrate another international observance…

BLOG: The EU A Bonanza For Big Alcohol

Big Alcohol has been attacking two of our member organisations in Europe as well as our close partner (our European youth platform) Active – sobriety, friendship and peace. What did they do to deserve the scorn of Big Alcohol?
We also launch a map of Big Alcohol entry points for their aggressive lobbying in the European Union – see it and read it for the first time ever here.
And finally, we look at the question: what does it take to end this bonanza that puts profit over human rights…

BLOG: Cheers To World Diabetes Day

Memories from years back that suddenly become relevant and powerful, connecting what I did “back then” to what I do “these days”. And what are the conclusions those memories allow me to draw? More is needed than awareness raising…

BLOG: Big Alcohol Keeps Coming At Me

I started reading the book while I was travelling to Thailand. Then the book accompanied me on my trip to South Korea and back to Sweden – several flights of more than 10 hours that were like motion pictures for the book I was reading. And simultaneously the evidence of what she was writing about kept coming at me…