23 October 2013 Oktoberfest. That’s something you might associate with Germany, Bayern and snow topped mountains, but perhaps not so much with tropical Madagascar. While logic dictates this assumption is right, Oktoberfest is live and happening all over Madagascar this month. I don’t know who’s behind the festivities in Germany, but in our case the Read More →

2 January 2013 On the first October of 2012 I attended a meeting held at the Eurocare office in Brussels. This was a meeting organized by EUCAM with the purpose of developing a collective strategy on alcohol marketing, to be shared and implemented by NGOs and health organizations through Europe. The meeting was attended by Read More →

20 December 2012 In this installment of our guest written blog ‘Talking Alcohol Advertising’ Ella Sjödin of Sweden’s IOGT-NTO, shares her thoughts on the current status of the prohibition on televised alcohol marketing in Sweden. “Even though there is a clear prohibition against alcohol advertising on radio and TV in Sweden I daily see alcohol Read More →

12 October 2012 The European Alcohol Policy Alliance (Eurocare) is a European umbrella organisation representing more than 50 NGOs from 22 countries. Eurocare actively takes part in policy discussions and debates when alcohol is discussed in the EU, and alcohol marketing is one of the policy areas we are working on. The EU does not Read More →

One ad- one girl too much? 24 September 2012 Finland has seen a heated debate on alcohol marketing which has been going on for several years now. One could say in a cynical or just tired voice: “What is the point of all these discussions and debates? When in 2012 the fact remains that Finnish Read More →

15 September 2012 Hello and welcome to Talking Alcohol Advertising in Europe, a new biweekly column on the EUCAM website that offers a spotlight to people from all around Europe, who like to tell something about their research on alcohol advertising or describe something special concerning alcohol marketing in their country. To get the ball Read More →