Professional sports today is a major source of promoting unhealthy products. Elite athletes have become promoters of harmful lifestyle choices – instead of inspiring millions to live healthy and well…

Maik Dünnbier Maik's Blog Published: 2015.06.06

Civil Society leaves the Alcohol and Health Forum because the European Commission keeps ignoring the need and calls for a comprehensive alcohol strategy and young Europeans wonder: who will protect our health and well-being, our right to make up our minds…

Maja Stojanovska YoungEurope Blog Published: 2015.06.03

This struggle the African people, like Kenyans, have with Big Alcohol corporations from mainly Europe and the USA cannot just be changed by a law, policy. Big Alcohol have spent a lot of time, manpower and unconscious amounts of money to make sure that their products are ingrained in our habits; that it comes without a single thought that when someone asks: “Do you drink?”, we automatically think the question refers to alcohol. These incredibly rich companies are not just exporting products; alcohol companies are exporting disease, premature death and tremendous suffering. The bring to Africa, like in the case of Kenya, an intoxicating alcohol norm from the West…

Brenda Mkwesha Brenda's Blog Published: 2015.05.11

Five reasons why African countries should employ alcohol policy best buys to promote development and boost their economies…

Moses Waweru Moses' Blog Published: 2015.05.06

We stand with the people of Nepal in these catastrophic days and beyond…

Esbjörn Hörnberg Esbjorn’s Blog Published: 2015.04.27

Alcohol is a class one carcinogen. But why doesn’t anyone talk about it? And why don’t we all together do something about it? Let’s start the conversation about alcohol and cancer…

Kristina Sperkova Kristina's Blog Published: 2015.04.20

Everything you need to know about our work at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs…

Pubudu Sumanasekara Pubudu’s Blog Published: 2015.03.09

From #IOGT14
We managed to achieve a lot in the last four years. We have taken our global advocacy to new heights. We have raised the profile of our work for children’s rights as well as for our work for treatment and rehabilitation. We have developed and established a new visual identity of IOGT and we’ve made IOGT International a brand for heart-driven work for a freer and richer life.
As you could read, see and hear, the success are many. And yet, numerous challenges remain – I highlight some of them in my speech at the Opening of this year’s World Congress…

Sven-Olov Carlsson Sven-Olov’s Blog Published: 2014.11.08

An insight into the advocacy initiatives in the State of Kerala, India reversing the trend of increasing alcohol use and putting Kerala on track to become free from alcohol harm…

Johnson Edayaranmula Johnson's Blog Published: 2014.08.28