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The AMMIE project (Alcohol Marketing Monitoring in Europe) consists of NGOs from five EU countries (Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands) that monitored alcohol advertising practices and marketing activities in 2010. The project started in 2009 and is partly funded by the European Commission.

Bridging the Gap

The Eurocare project, Alcohol Policy Network in the Context of a Larger Europe: Bridging the Gap (BtG) was funded by the European Commission for the years 2004-2006.
The main aim of the project was to create a vibrant alcohol policy network to further the development of an integrated Community strategy to reduce alcohol related-harm in the context of a larger Europe as embodied in the Council's conclusions of 5 June 2001, and to support and encourage European countries to implement the Council Recommendation on the drinking of alcohol by young people.

The project included partners in 30 European countries as well as the World Health Organization (European Office), the European Youth Forum, and the European Public Health Alliance.

Building Capacity

The Building Capacity project, with 31 country partners and 10 European organizations, will support the EC in its Communication on alcohol, helping to reduce the €125bn of social costs due to alcohol each year in the EU.


ELSA (Enforcement of national Laws and Self-regulation on advertising and marketing of Alcohol) was a two year project that assessed the enforcement of national laws and self-regulation on the advertising and marketing of alcoholic beverages in all 25 Member States and applicant countries and Norway.


EUCAM, the European Centre for Monitoring Alcohol Marketing has been set up to collect, exchange and to promote knowledge and experience about alcohol marketing throughout Europe.

Pathways for Health

The overall goal of the Pathways for Health Project (PHP) was to improve the knowledge and foster the exchange of programmes and good practices on three specific areas: binge drinking; drink driving; and consumer information and labelling of alcoholic beverages.

SMART: Standarising measurement of alcohol-related troubles

The SMART project aims to develop standardised methodologies to survey the patterns of drinking as well as standardized methodology of cost-benefit analyses of alcohol policies to evaluate the economic impact of existing alcohol policies in the EU as well as assessing public support for alcohol policy measures.


The Primary Health Care European Project on Alcohol (Phepa) was a project which aimed at integrating health promotion interventions for hazardous and harmful alcohol consumption into primary health care professionals' daily clinical work.

Phepa has produced European recommendations and clinical guidelines on best practice for health care purchasers and providers; a training programme for primary health care professionals, a comprehensive Internet site database on good practice, and a series of country specific dissemination strategies.

The project's website is an essential resource for those professionals who have to tackle alcohol related problems in primary health care settings. It presents evidence-based information on the management of alcohol problems under different headings: The harm done by alcohol, Identifying alcohol problems, Intervening with patients, etc


AMPHORA aims to contribute with new evidence on scarcely explored or unexplored areas of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm in Europe. This knowledge will be disseminated to those engaged in policy-making for developement and implementation of more effective public health measures.

VINTAGE: Good health into older age

The objectives of the VINTAGE project is to build capacity at the European, country and local levels by providing the evidence base and collecting best practices to prevent the harmful use of alcohol amongst older people, including the transition from work to retirement, and to invest in older people's health and well-being.

FASE: Focus on Alcohol Safe Environment

FASE project aims to collect best practices in work-place strategies to reduce the impact of harmful and hazardous alcohol consumption on the economy as well as best practices on well-resourced community mobilisation and intervention projects to create safer drinking environments, and to develop best practice in advertising, self regulation and monitoring.

PROTECT: Alcohol labelling policies to protect young people

The objective of the project was to build capacity at the European, country and local levels by providing information of the experience, evidence base and need for consumer labelling of alcoholic beverages, particularly to create a supportive environment to help prevent the harmful use of alcohol amongst young people.

Transatlantic civil society dialogue EU – USA

Welcome to the webpage of the EU-USA Dialogue project. This webpage presents information about the project and an overview of the partners involved, together with resources to be used in the project and which will be available for other visitors.

EWA: European Workplace and Alcohol

The European Workplace and Alcohol project (EWA) is a European project co-financed by the European Commission running from 2011 to 2013.