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WHO Webinar: Restricting Alcohol Availability


This webinar will reflect on civil society successes and evidence-based strategies to promote alcohol availability laws and practices that may prevent the harmful use of alcohol. The discussion will identify local and national evidence-based interventions to restrict alcohol availability, supportive actions by civil society, and priority areas for researchers.


World Day Of Remembrance For Road Traffic Victims

United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY, United States United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY, United States, United States

The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR) is commemorated on the third Sunday of November each year – to remember the many millions killed and injured on the world’s roads, together with their families, friends and many others who are also affected. It is also a Day on which we thank the emergency services and reflect on the tremendous burden and cost of this daily continuing disaster to families, communities and countries, and on ways to halt it...

WHO Webinar: Turning down the alcohol flow

This webinar, organized by the WHO Regional Office for Europe in collaboration with the Government of Ireland and civil society partners, takes forward implementation of the European Framework for Action on Alcohol, 2022-25, which was unanimously adopted by WHO European Region Member States in September 2022, following three years of consultation.

WHO & Movendi Webinar: Reducing exposure to alcogenic environments among young people


This webinar aims to discuss the importance of addressing alcogenic environments to reduce alcohol consumption in young people, present evidence, and share examples of how civil society associations are addressing this phenomenon. The event is co-organized by the Less Alcohol Unit of the Department of Health Promotion at the World Health Organization and Movendi International.

WHO: Responding to Alcohol Consumption and Tobacco Use During COVID-19


Please join the Center for Transformational Health Law of the O’Neill Institute for the launch of two WHO Policy Briefs on the policy response to alcohol consumption and tobacco use during the COVID-19 pandemic in the South-East Asia and Africa regions.
Throughout the pandemic, there have been changes in alcohol and tobacco consumption, coupled with the increased likelihood of severe COVID-19 infections among consumers. In response, countries have implemented a range of policy approaches affecting the acceptability, availability, and affordability of alcohol and tobacco to address these changes.
This virtual event will explore the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic for tobacco and alcohol control in the two WHO regions. More importantly, the speakers will discuss guidance for future pandemic events bringing together findings from the two policy briefs.


UN Road Safety Week

World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland Avenue Appia 20, Pregny-Chambésy, Pregny-Chambésy, Geneva, Switzerland

The United Nations Global Road Safety Week and its' campaigns are coordinated by the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration, chaired by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe.
All stakeholders – national and local governments, international agencies, civil society organizations, private companies, and the public generally – are invited to plan and host events marking the Weeks...

World Health Assembly 76

Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, United States

The 76th World Health Assembly will be held in Geneva, Switzerland this year, under the theme 'WHO at 75: Saving Lives, Driving Health for All'.


World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland Avenue Appia 20, Pregny-Chambésy, Pregny-Chambésy, Geneva, Switzerland

The fourth Forum on Alcohol, other Drugs and Addictive Behaviors will build on the success of the three previous forums to enhance collaboration among key stakeholders in the fields of substance use and addictive behaviours.
The event will specifically focus on discussing the implementation of international commitments, including those outlined in the Global alcohol action plan (2022-2030) approved by the World Health Assembly in 2022. These commitments require for action to be take over the next seven years.