News

01/08/2014

UK House of Lords asks for evidence on EU’s Alcohol Strategy

The House of Lords (the second chamber of UK Parliament) is launching an inquiry into the EU’s Alcohol Strategy.

30/07/2014

Summary published of the 14th plenary meeting of the European Alcohol and Health Forum

European Commission published full report and presentations of the latest European Alcohol and Health Forum (EAHF), which took place on the beginning of April.

24/04/2014

How important is tackling alcohol related harm for the European Parliament?

The final plenary session (14th- 17th April)of the European Parliament (EP) took place in Strasbourg. The Parliament decided not to include the EU Alcohol Strategy resolution in its final discussions.

28/03/2014

Eurocare Suggestions for changes to the EU Alcohol and Health Forum

Eurocare believes that there is an urgent need to review how the European Alcohol and Health Forum (EAHF) operates, and therefore presents our position and suggestions for the way forward.

24/03/2014

Call for the Science Group of the European Alcohol and Health Forum to be strengthened

UEG, EASL, EPHA, Eurocare and the Royal College of Physicians warmly welcome the initiative by the European Commission and the current chair of the Science Group Sir Ian Gilmore to re-assess the functioning of the Group and attempt to “revive”, and potentially, expand its activities.

10/03/2014

Actions at EU level – CNAPA report

Promising signals from the Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action (CNAPA).

20/02/2014

European Parliament members air strong support for the new EU Alcohol Strategy

Earlier this month members of the Committee on the Environment Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI Committee) in the European Parliament (EP) have started works towards a resolution calling on the European Commission to develop new EU Alcohol Strategy.

17/01/2014

Eurocare response to the European Commission proposed structure for the EU Alcohol Action Plan

Earlier this week Eurocare has responded to the European Commission proposed structure for the EU Alcohol Action Plan.

15/01/2014

EU action plan 'ignores' decades of scientific advancement in alcohol policy

The EU alcohol and health forum risks being ineffective by using a one-size-fits-all approach, writes Michel Craplet in the Parliament Magazine

10/12/2013

European alcohol strategy is still valid

We are fighting for documents. Alcohol policy documents that should become a basis for real life alcohol policies that will regulate the way alcohol is produced, sold and marketed. Also the way people should behave and act when it comes to drinking.

02/07/2012

Eurocare recommendations for a future EU Alcohol Strategy

Eurocare presents its view and recommendation for a comprehensive alcohol policy in the European Union 2013-2020

27/06/2012

Why should the EU care about alcohol?

On June 27, the European Alcohol Policy Alliance, together with EuroHealthNet, the European Association of Cancer Leagues and the European Transport Safety Council, held an event highlighting the need to address alcohol related harm at the EU level.

02/05/2012

Report from the Chair of the European Alcohol and Health Forum

Source: European Commission

The 10th Plenary meeting of the European Alcohol and Health Forum (EAHF) took place on 26 April 2012 in Brussels. The topic of the forum was responsible marketing.

04/01/2012

Presentations and summary report from the Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action meeting

Reports and presentations from the 9th meeting of the Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action, 17 November 2011, is now available.

02/12/2011

The Council of EU addressed alcohol in conclusions on closing health gaps

The Council of the European Union has adopted conclusions on closing health gaps within the EU through concerted action to promote healthy lifestyle behaviours

24/11/2011

Clear call for a new Alcohol Strategy from CNAPA high level meeting

The 9th meeting of the Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action (CNAPA), which took place in Brussels 17 November 2011, is calling for a comprehensive new EU strategy on alcohol related harm.

20/10/2011

Commissioner Dalli: “The time for stepping up action is now. I invite you to meet the challenge”

In his speech to the European Alcohol and Health Forum, Commissioner for DG Health and Consumers, Mr John Dalli highlighted that Alcohol Strategy is an important part of the European Commission’s work.

14/10/2011

Conclusions from the European Expert Conference on Alcohol (MEDUSA)

Eurocare met alcohol policy community at the European Expert Conference on alcohol in Poznan 11-12 October 2011.