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27/02/2015

United Nations and Road Safety - and the Alcohol Industry

Eurocare has raised its concern to Secretary General Ban Ki-moon regarding the way in which the alcohol industry is becoming increasingly engaged with the UN’s role in road injury prevention without any systematic attempt to developing appropriate safeguard policies.

25/02/2015

Member States calling for a new EU Alcohol Strategy

The Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action (CNAPA) is calling for a new EU Alcohol Strategy in their recently published scoping paper

25/02/2015

Celebrating the Too Young to Drink campaign success

In September last year (2014) Eurocare joined the Too Young to Drink campaign (@TYTD2014). Today we met with the organisers to share the success story of the campaign.

24/02/2015

Norway asks for more action on alcohol from the EU

The Norwegian Health Minister met the Commissioner for Health Monday.

20/02/2015

Keep booze away from football matches, say doctors

Eurocare Board Member, Peter Rice, signed letter expressing disapointment over lack of involvment in debate on alcohol at football matches

18/02/2015

Alcohol consumed in moderation good for you? Not really- study reveals

Over the years a lot of myths have been established claiming that one or two glasses of wine are good for you. This message was promoted by the alcohol industry and easily absorbed by the media. However, new study reveals that it is just plain wrong.

13/02/2015

Consumers call for better alcohol labelling

European Consumer organization BEUC are calling for the consumer’s right to know what is in their drinks.

12/02/2015

Norway is waiting for EU to introduce labelling of alcohol

Eurocare and Actis disappointed over the decision from the Norwegian Parliament

10/02/2015

Plans to put existing code of conduct on sport’s sponsorship on a statutory footing weaken the new Irsish Public Health (Alcohol) Bill

Eurocare and its Irish member Alcohol Action Ireland are disapointed over the lack of commitment on regulation of sport sponsorship.

09/02/2015

Children of Alcoholics Week 2015 (8-14th of February 2015)

Between 8th and 14th of February, Active – Sobriety, Friendship and Peace and its member organizations are going to mark the Children of Alcoholics week.