Earlier this summer, European Parliament and Bulgarian Presidency of the Council agreed on an updated EU Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD). Unfortunately, European legislators did not grasp the opportunity to improve provisions for alcohol advertising.
Eurocare French member ANPAA launched on the occasion of the World Cup campaign ‘Be our eyes’. This operation aimed at collecting pictures showcasing the link between sport and alcohol. The result has highlighted an overexposure to advertisements of alcohol.
Eurocare will announce the winner of this year’s European Award for Reducing Alcohol Harm (EARAH) in November, during the 8th European Alcohol Policy Conference, hosted in Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Scotland.