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Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm

POLICY DEBATE HOSTED BY NESSA CHILDERS MEP

15 MAY 2013

12:00 – 14:00

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT (Brussels). Room A5G305

Alcohol-related harm costs Europe around €155bn each year. It damages people’s health, relationships and careers. It is time to take action. This event – part of the first Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm

Programme

12:00

 

Welcome and registration at the door

Networking lunch

12:30

 

Welcome and introduction by the host

Nessa Childers MEP

12:35

 

The European Alcohol Strategy, results and way forward

Giulio Gallo, Policy Officer, DG SANCO

12:50

 

Results of the AMPHORA project: The evidence for an integrated approach to alcohol related harm

Peter Anderson, Professor, Alcohol and Health, Maastricht University. Netherlands

13:00

 

Working towards an integrated approach to alcohol-related harm

Achim Kautz, ELPA (Representative of the EU Roundtable on an Integrated approach to Alcohol Related Harm)

13:10

 

MEP remarks on the burden of alcohol on Europe

13:25

 

Comments by the host and Q&A session

Nessa Childers MEP / audience

13:40

 

Wrap-up and concluding remarks by the host

Nessa Childers MEP

13:50

 

Photo opportunity

All

14:00

 

Networking coffee

This event - part of the first Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm (13-17 May 2013) - will explore how EU policies can continue to tackle alcohol-related harm and will see the launch of the ‘Consensus paper on an integrated approach to addressing alcohol related harm’, which has been endorsed by EASL, ELPA, EMNA, EUFAMI, Eurocare, Alcohol Concern and Lundbeck.

Email nicolas.bucci@bm.com to register for this event.

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