Open Letters

Open Letter to European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy Mr. Tonio Borg 

6th February 2013

Open Letter by NGO Coalition to the US Congress opposing to TPP Fast-Track in the USA

23rd October 2013

“We request that you oppose any legislation that would renew fast-track or trade promotion authority. Agreements such as the TPP require transparency  and input from all affected stakeholders, and a fast-track process would not permit Congress to provide that essential feedback …”

Open Letter to President Barack Obama

“The notorious comparison of alcohol and marijuana, and the most important aspect that is conspicuously absent”
29th January, 2014

Open Letter to European Commissioner Karel De Gucht

“Trade Commissioner and Alcohol Industry – time to re-evaluate the relation”
9th July 2014

Press Releases

Joint Press release Children of Alcoholics Week 2015
February 13, 2015

“THE HIDDEN HUMAN RIGHTS CRISIS – Silently suffering by the millions – children of alcoholics need and deserve better efforts from society to protect, support and empower them”

Press release issued jointly by Active – sobriety, friendship and peace, Nacoa UK, NACoA (USA) and IOGT International

Press release World Cancer Day 2015
February 4, 2015

“Alcohol Causes Cancer. What Are We Going To Do About It?”

Press release International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2015
25th November 2014

“Violence against women – a global epidemic fuelled by alcohol”

Press release World Drug Day 2014
26th June 2014

“It all starts with drug-free childhood”

Press Release International Women’s Day 2014
08th March 2014

“Together for women and girls”

Press Release Enemies Of Human Rights Are Gearing Up
10th December 2013
Human Rights Day

Joint Press Release Global Coalition on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
25th November 2013,

IOGT International, W.A.C.A.T., EAAPA, ITYF, Alcohol Justice, FOKUS – Forum for Women and Development, Active – sobriety, friendship and peace

“Women and Girls Suffer Alcohol-Related Violence. Global Coalition Calls for Action on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women” (click for PDF format)

“International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women: Addressing the impact of alcohol-related gender-based violence”

Joint Press Release Alcohol A Major Obstacle To Economic And Societal Development in Africa – But Will East African Community Respond Properly?
28th March 2013,

EAAPA, RADAPA and IOGT International on the occasion of the 4th annual EAC Health and Scientific Conference 27th – 29th March, in Kigali, Rwanda (click for PDF format)

Joint Press Release Giving Childhood A Chance. The Children of Alcoholics Week Is Coming To An End – High Time For Decision-Makers To Wake Up
15th February 2013,

NACOA UK, Active – sobriety, friendship and peace, Stop Drink Network, IDYDC on occasion of Children of Alcoholics Week

Joint Press Release Alcohol Causes Cancer Yet Many Still Believe It Is Healthy. Four Facts You Need To Know
4th February 2013,
World Cancer Day

Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and IOGT International

Press Release It Is About Much More Than Awareness
25th November 2012,
International Day For the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Press Release The Overlooked Obstacles For Achieving the Millennium Development Goals
17th October 2012,
International Day of Eradication of Poverty
Press Release Let Your Lifestyle Set You Free
24th September 2012,
EACA3 Conference

Press Release Keeping The Momentum Alive For Saving Lives
20th September 2012

Press Release Giving Childhood a Chance
1st June 2012,
International Children’s Day

Press Release Fifa’s Total Disregard 4 Democracy & Well-Being
6th March 2012

Press Release Fifa for violence
21st January 2012

Press Release Human Rights day
10th December 2011

Press Release Poverty day
17th October 2011

Press Release World Drug day
26th June 2011

Press Release Cheers to the family
15th May 2011

Press Release Mental Health and NCDs
5th May 2011