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SFP News

FILTERED conference: Challenging Big Industry Narratives: Alcohol, Tobacco, Unhealthy Food and Drinks: Population Measures and Policies

The SFP is participating in the conference ‘Challenging Big Industry Narratives: Alcohol, Tobacco, Unhealthy Food and Drinks: Population Measures and Policies’ taking place on June 27-28, in Ljubljana, Slovenia. This conference is organised as part of the FILTERED project – From Siloes to Synergies to Prevent NCDs, co-funded by the European Union (Action Grant, EU4Health Programme).

World No Tobacco Day 2024: Consumption Among Teenagers in Europe on the Rise

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 31/05/2024 – World No Tobacco Day is celebrated each year on the 31st of May. With this year’s topic – protecting children from tobacco industry interference – the WHO wants to draw attention to the predatory marketing practices of tobacco companies to the detriment of the youth. 

This summary of the 2024 application for an EU4H operating grant presents the activities planned by the SFP Coalition in 2024

This application outlines the planned activities of the SFP Coalition for 2024 and how these align with the goals of the EU4Health Programme. Specifically, SFP's objectives directly contribute to disease prevention, health promotion, and international health cooperation, as outlined in the EU4Health Programme. Additionally, the Commission's 2024 work programme emphasises the importance of initiatives like Europe's Beating Cancer Plan, which aims to reduce tobacco use by 5% and improve health outcomes across the EU. 

Lilia Olefir to be Honored for Leadership in Fighting Tobacco Use in Ukraine and Across Europe

Washington, D.C. – Lilia Olefir, Director of the Smoke Free Partnership (SFP) based in Brussels, Belgium, will receive the 2024 Judy Wilkenfeld Award for International Tobacco Control Excellence for her leadership in the fight against tobacco use. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids will honor Ms. Olefir at its annual awards celebration on May 9 in Washington, D.C. 


INC-4 negotiations on the Global Plastic Treaty: A Summary

From 23 to 29 April 2024 in Ottawa, Canada, the fourth session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution. 

WHO Report: A focus on adolescent substance use in Europe, Central Asia and Canada

E-cigarettes are now used more than cigarettes among 15-year-olds in Europe, according to the latest WHO Europe report, “A focus on adolescent substance use in Europe, Central Asia and Canada”. Based on the 2021/2022 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey, the report examines substance use among 15-year-olds. 

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