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Thursday, February 7, 2013

Global Actions February 6, 2013

Key Recent Milestones:

· Worldwide: The Global Actions Twitter gained 54 new followers in December and January, while the Global Actions Facebook page had 25,000 impressions and the ICAP Facebook page had 14,700 impressions during the same time frame.

Global Actions in Focus: Vietnam Drink Driving Campaign

lan.jpgVietnamese celebrities joined two-time Formula One (F1) World Champion car racer Mika Hakkinen in Ho Chi Minh City on January 12, 2013 for the launch of the “Join the Pact” drink driving awareness campaign.

Organized by ICAP sponsor company Diageo, the ongoing “Join the Pact” campaign encourages influential public figures to sign a pact committed to responsible drinking and spreading awareness of drink driving dangers.

Description: Description: Description: Description: Nhà vô địch Mika Hakkinen:Hakkinen arrived at the launch event with his luxury “supercar” Caparo and the message “Winners always stay in control.”

“Social responsibility messaging is one of the core values of Diageo,” said Global Actions Country Manager Lan Huong Nguyen. “Since 2008, the ‘Join the Pact’ campaign has asked consumers worldwide to join the McLaren drivers and Johnnie Walker’s Responsible Drinking Ambassador Mika Häkkine in signing the pact to never drink and drive.”

Diageo activity in Vietnam complements ICAP’s Global Actions on Harmful Drinking drink driving initiative.

What’s Happening Next:

· Amsterdam: ICAP staff representatives will be attending the International Council on Alcohol and Addictions (ICAA) Alcohol Education Section meeting on February 11 and 12, 2013 as a member of ICAA.