Dear all! I trust this 2nd edition of our summer newsletter finds you well.
In this newsletter we share with you recent success stories, remind of opportunities to share your opinions and provide you with a few updates.
In the #2 Summer Edition Newsletter you'll find: - News about the No. 1 Sober App and a new partnership for IOGT International - Inspiration for awesome summer drinks - we call them MAGIC DRINKs - Good news from Australia: More adolescents choose alcohol free - Time to get involved and help end violence against women and girls
- Reminder to give your input to the preparations of the 2016 UN General Assembly Session dealing with illicit drugs.
- Reminder of our Rehab Core Group Survey.
- Reminder of our Annual Report call.
We hope you enjoy these news and updates.
If you have any comments, questions or news and success stories to share, please feel free to do so.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR MEMBER ORGANISATION HEALTHY LANKA
Healthy Lanka - NGO of the year
IOGT International Member Organisation Healthy Lanka - Alliance for Development has received "The Best Drugs Preventive Education Institute" award for 2014-2015. This is a tremendous success and wonderful recognition for the heart-driven work that Healthy Lanka has been conducting in order to prevent the use of alcohol and other drugs, protect communities and promote development in Sri Lanka.
Our warmest congratulations go out to our good friends and colleagues! Keep up the great and inspiring work.
Urgent call on IOGT International Member Organizations: Please complete the UNGASS 2016 Global Civil Society Survey
What is UNGASS 2016? The nited Nations General Assembly is set to hold a Special Session (UNGASS) on April 19 to 21, 2016. The topic of UNGASS 2016: illicit drugs. It is the most significant opportunity to hold a global and in-depth discussion on illicit drugs in almost 20 years.
This UNGASS 2016 Global Civil Society Survey is designed to provide an initial assessment on the civil society work in the field of illicit drugs. It is also intended to measure the awareness and level of knowledge and interest in participating actively at the UNGASS 2016 initiative at the regional and global levels.
Your experience is essential in preparing the UNGASS.
Our input to the survey is even more important to voice our strong concerns about attempts to legalise illicit drugs.
Please complete this survey. it will not take more than 30 minutes. Your answers will provide invaluable information to feed into the UNGASS process.
The deadline for completion of the survey: July 31, 2015.
We have 122 Member Organizations are are proud of every single one of them Half of our membership has so far completed the Annual Report Online Survey for the activity year 2014. We would like to encourage herewith you who has not yet completed the Annual Report. Please do so at your earliest convenience.
IOGT International SUMMER EDITION Success stories, Reminders, Updates
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