At December 1st, several European NGO’s (including EUCAM) organised the event “What about our kids?”, that will be hosted by MEP Daciana Octavia Sârbu.  Reports about this events: Food Navigator EU Reporter — The Audiovisual Media Services Directive offers a once in a decade opportunity to protect children from commercial communications on alcohol and unhealthy Read More →

Eleven organizations participated in the launch of a unique Alcohol Manifesto asking minister of health Edith Schippers and state secretary Martin van Rijn to take measures proven to be effective. New chances for Dutch alcohol policy “The negative effects of alcohol use could be more effectively prevented than is now the case.  Such possibilities are Read More →

Recent research by Witteman et al (2015) has indicated that the presence of alcohol cues such as the portrayal of the drug and drinking behaviour induced physiological cue reactivity and craving in alcohol dependence through a conditioned appetitive response. The study “Cue reactivity and its relation to craving and relapse in alcohol dependence: a combined laboratory Read More →

EUCAM is currently updating the ‘Regulations on alcohol marketing’ section on this website. This section provides information on national, statutory regulations of alcohol marketing in Europe; a description of the restrictions per medium; labelling information; the complaints procedure; and lastly a summary about the regulations on alcohol marketing, including exhaustive, downloadable documents from earlier research projects. Click on this link to go Read More →

Brussels, 27 September. Today, nearly 40 childrens’ rights, family, consumer, public health, alcohol control, and medical organisations launched a joint call to Members of the European Parliament for ambitious action to free Europe’s children, youth and parents from aggressive marketing of products harmful to health and future well-being. Europe is facing a childhood obesity epidemic Read More →

The Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global has invested around 10 billion US Dollars (81 Norwegian Kroner) in multinational alcohol corporations. A campaign by Norwegian civil society organisations has been launched to stop this. The main claim of the campaign is that investing in alcohol companies is incompatible with the overarching goals of Norwegian development and Read More →

This Conference will take place on 22 and 23 November 2016 in Ljubljana and is hosted by the Republic of Slovenia Ministry of Health, co-organised by Eurocare, and co-sponsored by the World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe. Day one will focus on alcohol and inequalities, day two on innovative approaches to implement alcohol policy. Early-bird fees are Read More →