In the WHO European Region, the Awareness Week on Alcohol-Related Harm 2020 (#awarh2020) takes place from November 16 to 20, 2020 and features several events on alcohol and cancer, alcohol and SDGs with the release of corresponding WHO Europe fact sheets, as well as on alcohol and COVID-19 promoting a previously-published fact sheet on the subject.
The Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) warmly invites to the launch of a new University of Edinburgh and SHAAP report: "Exploring the factors that influence harmful alcohol use through the refugee journey: a qualitative study."
The role of Health Taxes in Health Systems during and post COVID-19 in the Caribbean Friday, October 16, 2020, at 10.00 am - 12:00 pm (time in Washington, DC) Participation details Hosts: Pan American Health Organization and Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean Date: October 16, 2020 Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm... Read more »
Join Richard Piper, the Chief Executive of Alcohol Change UK, the organization running Dry January, and Andy Moore, the CEO of Hello Sunday Morning for a conversation about their work to make alcohol-free choices easier available, more attractive and to change the alcohol norm is doing so – moderated by Kristina Sperkova, the International President of Movendi International.
This Sober Inspiration Talk is about exploring all aspects of the alcohol norm, for instance how it limits people’s freedom, how it affects women, what the current alcohol norm means for people with alcohol problems, and what the alcohol norm means for anyone who wants to make an alcohol-free choice – for whatever reason or period of time.
The Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs (VNGOC) together with the UNODC Civil Society Team are inviting you to participate in a joint webinar, presenting the NGO Marketplace and giving guidance on how to engage effectively at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND).
The webinar will include a tour through the new features of the NGO Marketplace, information on this years CND intersessional meetings and guidance on how to best apply for speaking opportunities...
The COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on unhealthy commodity industry tactics and partnerships with governments, CSOs and UN agencies and other stakeholders that challenge coherence in NCD policies and actions due to conflict of interest and potential for undue influence in policy development and implementation.
Members* of the 2nd WHO Civil Society Working Group on NCDs - including Kristina Sperkova, the International President of Movendi International - present a webinar to zoom into unhealthy commodity industry practices during recent months, discuss lessons learnt and possible ways forward...