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Cuts to police enforcement across Europe doubly damaging for road safety

Two reports just published by the ETSC inform that declines in the level of police enforcement of traffic offences are contributing to Europe’s failure to cut the numbers dying in road collisions.


Reaction to F1 and its Heineken sponsorship deal

Today Eurocare issued an open letter addressed to Jean Todt, the President of Federation Internationale de l’Automobile, with a Reaction to F1 and its Heineken sponsorship deal.


Call for Participation of International Non-Profit Organisations

Alcohol Awareness Week in Germany “Alcohol? Less is better!”

13th - 21st May 2017


Revision of the EU audio visual media services directive (AVMSD)

On the 25 May, the European Commission adopted a new legislative proposal amending the AVMSD. Regulation of commercial communication as well as protection of minors are elements of the directive, and, therefore, the AVMSD is highly important when discussing exposure of alcohol advertisement, especially to young people.


Green Crescent welcomes Eurocare and SHAAP at event in Istanbul

On 25 May, Green Crescent hosted in its headquarters in Istanbul a panel discussion on European and Scottish Alcohol Policy with the participation of Turkish Alcohol Policy Platform (TAPP), Eurocare and Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP).


Call for an EU Homelessness Strategy

Homelessness can be ended! How can you help? Please ask your MEP to Sign the Written Declaration today. In order to find out which MEPs still have to sign the petition please contact Eurocare.


PAHO Meeting on Alcohol Marketing Regulation: Final Report

An exploratory meeting on regulation of marketing of alcohol products was held at the Pan American Health Organization in WDC, 12-13 January 2015.


Commission to broker a new Alliance to better protect minors online.

The Commission will broker a new Alliance to better protect children online, as part of its efforts to encourage industry to develop codes of conduct to support the implementation of the EU's updated audiovisual rules.


WHO weakens conflict of interest safeguards

MEDIA STATEMENT: World Health Organization weakens conflict of interest safeguards
SATURDAY MAY 28, 2016 (Geneva, Switzerland): The following statement was issued by Bill Jeffery, LLB, Executive Director of the Canadian Cente for Health Science and Law on the adoption of the Framework of Engagement with Non-State Actors (FENSA):


Civil Society statement on the WHO’s proposed Framework of Engagement with Non-State Actors

69th World Health Assembly, May 2016

We, the undersigned Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), believe that the independence, integrity and credibility of the World Health Organization (WHO) are non-negotiable for the fulfilment of its constitutional functions.

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