Presentations done well are incredibly useful. We attempt to share with you, here, a selection of our very best presentations and hope they are of use to your work.

68th World Congress, Thailand 2014

During the 68th Session of the IOGT International World Congress, we were honoured to welcome and host a prestigious lineup of keynote speakers for our Alcohol in All Policies (AiAP) Conference. In true AiAP spirit, we addressed the topics of building alliances, alcohol taxation, the alcohol industry and their marketing strategies, trade and alcohol, HIV and alcohol, gender-based violence and alcohol, alcohol and the Millennium Development Goals, including the post-2015 agenda, as well as NCDs and alcohol.

Alcohol in All Policies Conference Talks


Thaksaphon Thamarangsi Director Health Promotion Policy Research Center, Thailand

“Building Alliance for Alcohol policy movements”



Weranuch Wongwtanakul Health Promotion Research Center, Thailand

“Alcohol taxation – a brief overview”



David Jernigan Director of Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY), Baltimore, USA

“Alcohol industry strategies, especially marketing”



Fifa Rahman Policy Manager at the Malaysian AIDS Council

“Alcohol and Trade”


monica swahn

Monica H. Swahn Professor at Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA

“Alcohol Use, Gender-Based Violence and HIV/ AIDS”



Hon. John Mututho (NACADA) Chairman of the Board of the National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse

“Alcohol regulation for development, the case of Kenya”



Oystein Bakke Senior Advisor at FORUT Norway

“Non-Communicable Diseases and alcohol”



Pubudu Sumanasekara Executive Director of Alcohol and Drug Information Center, Sri Lanka

“Alcohol, MDGs, SDGs, and IOGT”


Invitation Three major epidemics Side event CSW59-1At the 59th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, we held a high-level Side Event together with the Permanent Representation of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the United Nations in New York. We covered an innovative topic thanks to an impressive line-up of esteemed speakers and presenters.

Three Major Epidemics Burdening Women: NCDs, GBV, HIV/ AID


Monica Swahn, Georgia State University

Alcohol use, HIV/ AIDS and Violence against Women: a public health syndemic


Ariella Rojhani, NCD Alliance

Ariella’s presentation is coming soon…


Clifton Cortez, United Nations Development Program

“Integrating and strengthening national policies frameworks on harmful use of alcohol, gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS”


The moderator for the event was our International President Kristina Sperkova. For impressions from the Side Event, feel free to explore the IOGT Gallery.

And for key quotes – also from the other speakers – delivered at the Side Event, we have produced this movie.



At the Global Alcohol Policy Conference, GAPC2015, IOGT International featured with a number of presentations.

  1. Kristina Sperkova:
    “Alcohol in All Policies: The case for mainstreaming alcohol policy in global Women’s Rights and gender equality political processes”
    Download Kristina’s presentation here.
  2. Esbjörn Hörnberg:
    “Against all odds: Towards evidence-based alcohol legislation in South-East Asia”
    Download Esbjörn’s presentation here.
  3. Maik Dünnbier:
    “Questionable Company: Exposing Big Alcohol & the corporate consumption complex”
    Download Maik’s presentation here.