Tagged: UNF

MEMBER NEWS: Another Big Year For White Christmas, Sweden

The campaign achieved a new milestone with a record number of activities conducted all across Sweden. More than 250 activities by local IOGT-NTO, UNF, JUNIS and NSF clubs around the country were conducted to provide happy, safe and enabling environments for children and young people…

BLOG: A Neknomination For Our World Congress In Thailand

It’s like the alcohol culture has finally produced the ultimate parody on itself. Instead of closing our eyes or hoping that this will pass, the IOGT movement needs to take up the challenge. Use the momentum and show that it is not alcohol content of the drink that makes the challenge and fun. It’s the challenge itself…

BLOG: 38 Most Fascinating Moments Of 2013

2013 is a year in IOGT history filled with great successes and fantastic accomplishments. As it comes to an end, it’s time to reflect, remember and cherish those moments of glory and to express thanks and appreciation to everyone involved…

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: I am dreaming of a White Christmas

My dad’s not the only one in my family who’s got a tendency of using too much alcohol. When I posted an appeal in my Facebook-feed to sign up for our campaign Vit Jul (White Christmas), one of my relatives wrote “It’s okay, I’ll drink for you too.” I answered him: “Yes, I know. Guess why I don’t celebrate Christmas with our family…” This year, I’m going with UNF on our Christmas course to Martinique and for that, I’m eternally grateful. But now, my concern lies with my younger cousins and my older cousins’ children. They have to experience the same Christmas I’ve been enduring all my life. I wish I could take them all with me.

BLOG: Christmas For Everybody

The winter sure is a special time of the year. A lot of people have had vacation during Christmas, Hanukkah and/ or New Years.
Unfortunately, I must say, the Alcohol Industry does not go on vacation…