News & Announcements

26/04/2018 - APN Symposium, Edinburgh (Scotland), 19th November 2018

The 2018 APN Symposium will take place on 19th November at the Royal College of Physicians in the city of Edinburgh (Scotland) and is generously hosted by the Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP), in combination with the 8th European Alcohol Policy Conference 20 – 21 November (www.8eapc.eu), which is being co-organised with Eurocare.

Our agenda includes, next to the usual item on Recent Developments in Selected Countries, Control of Digital Marketing, the Role of Primary Care and the Role of the Industry in Policy Making.

Please confirm your participation by registering using the online form.

For more information visit the symposium site.

Registration form.

31/01/2018 – APN Symposium, Edinburgh, 19th November, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the forthcoming APN Symposium will take place on the 19th of November in the city of Edinburgh, the day before the the 8th European Alcohol Policy Conference (20-21 November).

For more information visit the symposium site.

26/09/2017 – National Conference on Alcohol and its Social Impact in the Czech Republic 2017

We are pleased to announce that today, 26th September, is taking place the National Conference on Alcohol and its Social Impact in the Czech Republic.

The conference is held in the Liechtenstein Palace in Prague from 8:30 to 16:00. The program covers item as Alcohol and Policy experiences from Czech Republic and Portugal, Preventive and medical interventions and their availability and alcohol and the public. See program here.

08/06/2017 APN Symposium, Lisbon (Portugal), 23rd October, 2017

The 2017 APN Symposium will take place on Monday 23rd of October in the city of Lisbon (Portugal) the day before the Lisbon Addictions Conference, and is generously hosted by the Portuguese General Directorate for Intervention on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies (SICAD).

The agenda will include: a) recent developments in selected countries and internationally; b) marketing, c) harm to others; and d) the role of the industry in  alcohol policy making. Preparations are underway to have one session shared with the alcohol program counterparts of the European Regional Office of WHO. Here you have a tentative program.

Please confirm your participation by registering using the online form.

For more information visit the symposium site.

Tentative program
Registration form

28/03/2017

Principles of the Alcohol Policy Network Europe (APN) on the role of the alcohol industry and its partners in alcohol policy making.
This document was drafted by a small group on the basis of the discussions in our APN Symposium in Ljubljana. APN will continue working on this topic an develop a more elaborate position paper on the subject.

15.12.2016

The APN Symposium took place the 21st November 2016 in Ljubljana (Slovenia). Presentations and reports are being uploaded at the meeting site.

30/09/2016

The 6th Symposium of the Alcohol Policy Network Europe (APN) will take place in the city of Ljubljana (Slovenia) on Monday 21st of November. It will be organized in conjunction with the 7th European Alcohol Policy Conference, hosted by the Ministry of Health of Slovenia and co-organized with Eurocare.

The Provisional program includes the following items:  a) recent developments in countries and internationally, and b) the role of the alcohol industry in alcohol policy making. For both items we’ll have a list of outstanding speakers. For the second agenda item we intend to have a debate leading to an APN Statement on this subject. Please refer to the provisional program for more details.  

Our Symposium will start at 13.30 (just after the RARHA meeting), and finish no later than 18:00. As usual no fee registration will be required for the APN Symposium. Participants attending the RARHA meeting in the morning are welcome to join us.

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27.10.2015

The APN symposium took place the 6th of October 2015 in Edinburgh (Scotland). Presentations and reports are already available at the meeting site.

1.07.2015 - APN Symposium, Edinburgh (Scotland) 6th October, 2015The APN

Symposium 2015 will take place on Tuesday 6th October 2015 in conjunction with the Global Alcohol Policy Conference 2015 to be held the 7-9 October.

We intend to start registration at 8:30, the Symposium itself at 09:00 am and finish not later than 5:00 pm.

The Preliminary program will cover among other topics: recent developments in selected countries and internationally; marketing and sponsoring; young people; alcohol policies in developing countries.

The detailed program will be available shortly. Please confirm your participation by registering using the online form.

For more information visit the symposium site.

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