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Next GAPC to be held in Dublin in March 2020

The time and venue for the next Global Alcohol Policy Conference (GAPC) is now decided: Dublin in Ireland, 9-11 March 2020. This was announced in a joint statement by the GAPA chair and two Irish government ministers recently. Venue for the conference will be Dublin Castle.

03. April 2019
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Welcome to Edinburgh, Scotland from 7-9 October 2015:

Global Alcohol Policy Conference: Momentum for change

With the title "Momentum for change: research and advocacy reducing alcohol harm" the Global Alcohol Policy Alliance (GAPA) and Alcohol Focus Scotland are co-hosting the Global Alcohol Policy Conference which will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland from 7-9 October 2015.

28. January 2015
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Global Alcohol Policy Conference, Seoul, 2013

From local action to global change

Around 850 participants gathered in Seoul, South Korea, in October for the third Global Alcohol Policy Conference. Being a meeting place for policymakers, advocates and researchers, the three day program included more than 120 presentations in 32 plenary and concurrent sessions.

22. October 2013
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Papers from the Global Alcohol Policy Conference 2013

The second Global Alcohol Policy Conference was held in Seoul, South Korea, 7 - 9 October 2013. During the three deys a substantial number of papers were presented on the conference theme "From local and national action to global change". Some of these presentations are available for download in the article below.

21. October 2013

Successful Global Alcohol Policy Conference in Bangkok:

“We have enough evidence to act. Now!”

A historic moment! A significant success! Great words were used at the closing of the Global Alcohol Policy Conference in Bangkok 15 February, - and for good reasons. The conference had everything in terms of technical contents, commitment from participants as well as excellent conference facilities and local staff.

20. February 2012

"Reconstructing manhood", Oslo, 26-27 October 2010

Material from the Masculinity Conference in Oslo

Below you will find presentations, material, links and other resources from the conference "Reconstructing manhood", Oslo, 26-27 October 2010:


Men of Quality are not afraid of Equality

This was one of the messages that came out of the conference “Reconstructing Manhood?” which took place in Oslo 26-27 October. The conference was the first of its kind in Norway, presenting experiences from engaging men in developing countries to a Norwegian audience.

05. November 2010
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Special Issue of AIDS and Behavior:

Current issues in Alcohol use and HIV research and prevention in India

A recent supplemental of the journal AIDS and Behavior is a collection of recent work by Indian researchers and Indo-U.S. partnerships, examining the intersection of alcohol and HIV in India.

20. October 2010

Documentation from Alcohol Policy Conferences in Malawi November 2008

“As a developing country Malawi cannot afford to divert our scarce resources from basic needs such as education and food to alcohol consumption”.With these words the Malawian Minister of Home Affairs, Hon Earnest F. Malenga, opened a conference on alcohol as an obstacle to development on the 12th of November 2008.