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28/04/2017

Eurocare is a proud co-signatory of the Conflict of Interest Statement of Concern

The open letter to the WHO DG candidates, addressing the issue of conflicts of interests, asking them how they will ensure integrity, independence and credibility of the WHO as the new DG. The letter has now got 63 signatories.

27/04/2017

Foul Play? New report highlights how Alcohol industry bent the rules on advertising during UEFA Euro 2016

A new report highlights how alcohol producers worked to circumvent legislation designed to protect children during the UEFA Euro 2016 football tournament. Researchers at the Institute for Social Marketing, University of Stirling, found over 100 alcohol marketing references per televised match programme in three countries – France, the UK and Ireland.

25/04/2017

Members of European Parliament will not protect young people against alcohol marketing

Members of the European Parliament (MEP) in the Committee on Culture and Education (CULT) have today on April 25, voted on the draft report by Sabine Verheyen and Petra Kammerevert on Coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the provision of audiovisual media services in view of changing market realities.

21/04/2017

Alcohol Awareness Week "Alcohol? Less is better!" 13th - 21st May 2017

The Alcohol Awareness Week in Germany, Austria, Luxembourg and Lichtenstein is held from 13th to 21st May 2017. Since 2007, it is carried out every two years.

21/04/2017

What is really in your drink?

The European Alcohol Policy Alliance strongly believes that it is the right of consumers to be allowed to make informed and easily comparable choices about the products they purchase.

20/04/2017

Alcool, cannabis, conduites addictives : les timides engagements des candidats à la présidentielle

A quelques jours du premier tour de l’élection présidentielle, l’ANPAA publie le bilan des engagements pris par les candidats en réponse à ses propositions.

12/04/2017

Scotland must do more to turn tide of alcohol harm

Health campaigners warn the next phase of Scotland’s alcohol strategy must contain bold action to reduce the availability and marketing of alcohol.

10/04/2017

Time to put words into action - Open letter to Members of the European Parliament

Eurocare is a co-signatory of the open letter to the Members of the European Parliament who seat in the Committee on Culture and Education(CULT), in relation to the ongoing revision of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD).

07/04/2017

Do not drown your sorrows in alcohol – let’s talk

Today (7th April) is the World Health Day with the focus this year on depression. Alcohol consumption is associated with depression and anxiety disorders.

31/03/2017

Maltese presidency put spotlight on road safety

Transport ministers of the Member State of the European Union (EU) reconfirmed their commitment to improving road safety by adoption of ministerial declaration on roads safety earlier this week (29 March 2017) in Malta.