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01/01/2008

Ireland - Lower Alcohol Limit for Bikers Proposed

Minister Arlene Foster has proposed lowering the alcohol limit for motorcylists in Northern Ireland.

01/01/2008

3rd European Alcohol Policy Conference: Building Capacity for Action

Barcelona, 3-5 April, 2008

The third in a series of European Alcohol Policy conferences will take place in Barcelona from the 3rd to the 5th of April, 2008. The Conference will be one of the official events of the Slovenian Presidency of the European Union.

30/11/2007

CEPS publishes 2nd report on implementation of Charter on Responsible Alcohol Consumption

Brussels, November 30. The European Spirits Organisation – CEPS has published its Second Year Progress Report on implementation of the CEPS Charter on Responsible Alcohol Consumption (adopted in 2005).

29/11/2007

MEPs vote by show of hands the unamended recommendation on the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AMS)

The European Parliament in Plenary Session has backed up - at 2nd reading of the codecision procedure - the recommendation drawn up by Ruth Hieronymi (EPP-ED, DE) approving the Council common position to adopt a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 89/552/EEC on the coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the pursuit of television broadcasting activities.

29/11/2007

CEEV open letter to Commissioner Fischer Boel and Portuguese presidency

Date published: November 29 2007

RE: WINE CMO REFORM - THE CEEV CALLS UPON THE MEMBER STATES TO ADOPT A PROFOUND REFORM ESSENTIAL TO ENSURING THE EU WINE SECTOR'S COMPETITIVENESS.

23/11/2007

Launch of the UK Alcohol Health Alliance: a new coalition calling for tougher measures on alcohol

A ground-breaking coalition of 24 organisations whose mission is reduce the damage to health caused by alcohol was launched in London last 23 November.

19/11/2007

Putting theory into practice: Research, Training and Health Promotion Programmes in Early Identification and Brief Intervention for alcohol problems

Brussels, 19 – 20 November.

INEBRIA, the International Network on Brief Interventions for Alcohol Problems, organizes its 4th conference in Brussels.

13/11/2007

Reducing the Harm Caused by Alcohol: A Coordinated European Response

London, Tuesday 13 November.

A one day conference, organised by the Royal College of Physicians. It aims to bring together representatives of the medical professions from the United Kingdom and from Europe to share the latest evidence and experience and to agree and produce a Conference Charter for a co-ordinated response to reduce the harm caused by alcohol to Europe

08/11/2007

Public Health Call for proposals 2007: 63 projects approved

On 8 November 2007 the European Commission approved Community co-financing for 63 projects in the field of public health, according to the amended annual work plan for 2007.

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