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03.06.2016

World Health Assembly side event discusses alcohol marketing

Co-hosted by Botswana, Ecuador, Estonia, Sri Lanka and Vietnam a side event on "Alcohol Marketing in the Digital World" was held at the World Health Assembly in Geneva last week.

02.05.2016

The UNGASS Outcome Document:

A comprehensive menu for reducing drug-related harm

The UNGASS Outcome Document adopted in New York 19 April offers an excellent strategy for a comprehensive, balanced and effective policy to reduce both drug use and its related harm. The document contains a long menu of effective interventions that will reduce drug-related harm – if the words are made into action.

22.04.2016

Dag Endal speaks at UNGASS 2016

Prevent drug problems, don't promote them

Said FORUT representative Dag Endal at the UN Thursday: "Prevention is effective, humane, cost-effective and empowering. Therefore: Prevent. Don’t Promote." Endal was speaking as a civil society representative at the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on the world drug problem.

13.04.2016

FORUT representative to speak at UNGASS

Representing FORUT, Mr. Dag Endal, will take the floor as one of six civil society speakers at the forthcoming United Nations General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem, UNGASS 2016.

06.04.2016

Big alcohol in the search light

A worldwide network of NGOs has got together to expose big alcohol. Alcohol industry targeting of children and youth is a particular focus.

12.11.2015

New mega brewer will attack «hugely attractive markets» in the global South:

AB InBev + SABMiller = Newco

A lot of effort has been invested in bringing the merger of the two brewer giants AB InBev and SABMiller to a conclusion. The merger was confirmed on the 11th of November with a comprehensive press release. Apparently, less effort has been invested in finding a name for the new company which has been named… - Newco.

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