21st – 23rd November
Closed Breakfast meeting for Health Attachés
Hosted by the Malta and Norway Health Attachés
Events endorsed by AWARH
European Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm
21st – 25th November
Event on Alcohol Policy at the European Parliament
17th November 2015, Brussels, Belgium
“Alcohol – Why is it a big thing?”
The 3rd Awareness Week on Alcohol-Related Harm (AWARH) will be held on 16 – 20 November 2015 in Brussels. The aim of AWARH is to increase awareness of the need to address alcohol-related harm in Europe, and highlight the need to address it through an integrated approach to alcohol policy. Within the AWARH, this event at the European Parliament aims at discussing and demonstrating the overwhelming burden of alcohol-related harm in Europe, propose possible solutions to the problem and be a catalyst for debate at European and national levels.
– Event hosted by Jytte Guteland and Cristian Busoi MEPs
– Time: 12.00 – 14:00
– Venue: European Parliament, Brussels
– Room: Paul Henri Spaak (P7C50)
When registering please send the following information: First name, Last name, Organisation, Position, Email address, Date of Birth, Nationality, Number of identification document, Type of identification document.
|12:00||Welcome and introduction
Jytte Guteland MEP and Cristian Busoi MEP
|12:15||Key note speech
Vytenis Andriukaitis, Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy (TBC)
|12:40||Innovative alcohol policy in Estonia
Minister of Social Protection Margus Tsahkna
|13:10||Economics of alcohol policy
Michele Cecchini, OECD
|13:40||Alcohol and the Brain
Professor Dom Geert, European Brain Council
|14:00||Conclusions by Jytte Guteland MEP|
Breakfast meeting, 25th November 2014, Strasbourg
A breakfast meeting will be held at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on 25th November 2014.
The event is titled “The EU Alcohol Strategy: Act Now!”. Hosted by Cristian Busoi and Nessa Childers MEPs, the aim of the meeting is to discuss and explore possibilities to urgently address the need to reduce alcohol-related harm at the EU level.
A milestone in this direction would be renewal of the Alcohol Strategy. The agenda can be found here. For further information or to RSVP to attend this event, please contact patricia [at] elpa-info [dot] org
AWARH Meeting, 25th November 2014, Latvia
AWARH meeting at the Latvian Medical Association, Skolas street 3, Riga LV–1010, Latvia, 25 November 2014.
The agenda can be found here.
Breakfast meeting, 28th November 2014, Brussels
A closed breakfast meeting for the Health Attaches, hosted by the Latvian Permanent Representation, will be held in Brussels on 28th November.
Conference, 27-28 November 2014, Brussels
The 6th European Alcohol Policy Conference, will be held in Brussels, 27 – 28 November 2014
with the theme “Alcohol in All Policies – ACT NOW!”.
Further information is available on the conference website: www.6EAPC.eu
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Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm