GAPA Activities

2018

  • 13 March, UNITAR must end alcohol and road safety partnership with ABInBev. In a joint open letter GAPA has reiterated the concerns over United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) having entered into partnership with the world’s biggest brewing company, Anheuser-Busch InBev. Partnering with the alcohol industry to promote road safety constitutes a fundamental and grave conflict of interest, says the letter. Read the letter here.
  • 2 March 2018. “The constructive meeting is first step towards ending Global Fund’s ill-advised partnership with Heineken, though concerns remain,” the three organisations stated after having met with Global Fund Executives in Geneva. Read the statement here.
  • 1 February 2018, sending a joint letter of concern to The Global Fund together with IOGT International and NCD Alliance regarding the announced partnership between The Global Fund and Heineken. The letter is being endorsed by a number of civil society organisations and networks.

2017

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2014

2013

  • 7–9 October 2013, Global Alcohol Policy Conference 2013, “Alcohol, Civil Society and Public Health: From Local Action to Global Change”, COEX Convention Center, Seoul, Korea. Download GAPC 2013 Summary Report (pdf)
  • February 2013, Statement of Concern: The international public health community responds to the global alcohol producers’ attempts to implement the WHO Global Strategy on the Harmful Use of Alcohol. Download the full report here.

2012

  • 30 April 2012, 2nd NCD NGO Dialogue meeting, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 13–15 February 2012, Global Alcohol Policy Conference 2012, “From Global Strategies to Local Actions”, Impact Convention Centre, Nonthaburi, Thailand.

2011

2010

2008

  • 23-24 November 2008, WHO Roundtable meeting with NGOs and health professionals on ways they could contribute to reducing harmful use of alcohol. Report available at WHO website
  • October – November 2008: Web-based consultation (WHO public hearings) with Member States and other stakeholders on ways of reducing harmful use of alcohol. Submissions available at WHO web site

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