This is GAPA

The Global Alcohol Policy Alliance is a network of non-governmental organisations and people working in public health who advocate for effective alcohol policies, free from commercial interests.

Board members

GAPA’s board consists of 17 board members, chaired by Professor Sally Casswell.

Full list of board members

GAPA network

GAPA has regional alliances in Asia/Pacific; Africa; Europe; Caribbean; Latin America and the United States.

Current members

Join the network

NGOs may become members of GAPA by joining a regional organisation approved by GAPA.

Want to join us?

Mission and guidelines

The GAPA mission is to reduce alcohol-related harm worldwide by promoting science-based policies independent of commercial interests.

Read more about GAPA’s objectives, Gender and Diversity Policy and other guidelines.

Mission, objectives and guidelines

History and the Globe

GAPA was formed in 2001 with Derek Rutherford as the founding Chair. Until 2016 GAPA published The Globe, a journal with current alcohol policy issues and research. The Globe has since then been replaced by GAPA’s online Newsletter.

The whole story and archive of the Globe

The GAPA Newsletter

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