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Invitational workshop: Implementing cost-effective policies to reduce the burden of alcohol in the European region: national and local experiences 

Friday 22 November, 16:20 - 17:50, Room Endoume 4


Organised by:

Interministerial Mission for Combating Drugs and Addictive Behaviours (MILDECA), France and WHO Regional Office for Europe



Moderators: Carina Ferreira-Borges, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Nicolas Prisse, MILDECA


Priority policies and current status of alcohol control in the WHO European Region
Carina Ferreira-Borges – WHO Regional Office for Europe

Promoting the coherence and efficiency of inter-sectorial public action: the experience of implementing minimum unit pricing in Scotland
Louise Feenie - Scotland, United Kingdom

Role of local authorities in the alcohol marketplace
Sara Eklund - Sweden 

Challenges in implementing comprehensive marketing alcohol control policies: the community perspective
Grazina Belian - Lithuania

Rethinking how to strengthen the health system – the Russian experience
Artyom Gil - Russian Federation 

Experience, challenges and support required by local authorities to implement alcohol control policies
Josian Hoareau - France

Panel discussion with speakers, questions and answers

Closing remarks by co-chairs