European Alcoho... / Media Centre / Upcoming Events / Self Regulation is No Regulation - European Seminar, 7 June 2017, Brussels  

The event will explore how European Member States are working to protect children from alcohol marketing, and what further steps are necessary from an EU perspective. The European Commissioner for Health, Vytenis Andriukaitis will speak at the seminar on political challenges being faced in this regard.

Deputy Marcella Corcoran Kennedy TD, Ireland’s Minister for Health Promotion will speak about the Irish Government’s landmark public health legislation, the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill, which includes specific measures to increase protection for children from alcohol marketing. When adopted, the Irish Bill could serve as an exemplary alcohol policy aligning with European frameworks. At EU Council level, Estonia has committed to focusing its attention on matters related to alcohol policy during its presidency of the European Council in the second half of 2017.

Wednesday, June 7th
Norway House, Rue Archimede 17
1000 Brussels
From 10.30a.m. to 2.30p.m.

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This seminar is being held at a key time as the Audio-Visual Media Services Directive (AVMSD), is currently being revised by the European Institutions.

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Please note places are limited, you might be placed on a waiting list.