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19 04-2017

EP Interest Group on Carers Meeting (11.04.17)

2017-04-19T13:41:04+00:0019-04-2017|News|

On 11th April 2017, EBC attended the European Parliament's Interest Group on Carers meeting. Held at the European Parliament in Brussels, the meeting was hosted by Eurocarers, the European network representing informal carers and their organisations, and MEP Marian Harkin. The meeting primarily addressed the relevance of the new European Pillar of Social Rights in addressing [...]

16 04-2017

Mental Health in Europe Symposium (12.04.17)

2017-04-16T10:38:29+00:0016-04-2017|News|

On Wednesday 12 April 2017, the symposium Mental Health in Europe: Promoting Equal Opportunities and Social Participation, was held at Thon Hotel in Brussels. The meeting gathered delegates from various health industries and organizations, academics and MEPs to discuss the prevention, detection, and treatment of mental health difficulties. Among other key topics of discussion were: exploring innovative [...]

25 03-2017

Exchange of good practices in OSH – Healthy Workplaces Campaign Partner event (22.03.17)

2017-03-25T13:11:17+00:0025-03-2017|News|

On 22-23 March 2017, EBC attended a two-day exchange of good practices event for Official Campaign Partners of the Healthy Workplaces Campaign in Brussels, organised by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA). The opening session on 22 March began with a welcome speech by Christa Sedlatschek, Director of EU-OSHA, followed by an [...]

17 03-2017

Brain Awareness Week: Lunch Debate (14.03.17)

2017-03-17T10:35:27+00:0017-03-2017|News|

What is Brain Awareness Week? Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. Founded in 1996 by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, BAW unites the efforts of partner organizations from around the world in a week-long celebration of the brain every March. [...]

13 03-2017

NEW VIDEO: AF-Stroke Policy Workshop, European Parliament

2017-03-13T15:01:54+00:0013-03-2017|News|

To kick of Brain Awareness Week (13 - 17 March, 2017) EBC has created and published a new video on our YouTube channel. The video comes from an event organized by EBC and supported by the European Stroke Organisation (ESO), European Academy of Neurology (EAN), AF Association/Arrhythmia Alliance, and Stroke Association for Europe (SAFE). Held [...]

8 03-2017

EBC President Prof. David Nutt gives TEDx Talk, Brussels (06.03.17)

2017-03-08T14:45:07+00:0008-03-2017|News|

Last Monday, 6th March, EBC's president, Professor David Nutt, delivered a presentation as one of this year's speakers at the TEDx Brussels event, a full afternoon of live talks by world-class speakers on a diverse range of topics, held at BOZAR, Brussels. The theme for this year's TEDx Brussels was "No Limits". Rudy Aernoudt, the TEDxBrussels Curator explains: [...]

1 03-2017

Horizon 2020 – Performance and Further Simplification (28.02.17)

2017-03-01T15:26:02+00:0001-03-2017|News|

On Tuesday 28 February, the Horizon 2020 - Performance and Further Simplification meeting took place at the European Parliament in Brussels. The meeting was hosted by EU commissioner for Research and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, and focused on how participation can be simplified in Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme. In particular, new funding rules [...]

9 02-2017

Mental Health & Active Ageing Conference, 8 February 2017

2017-02-09T14:57:17+00:0009-02-2017|News|

On 8 February 2017,  EBC attended the Mental Health & Active Ageing: Ensuring opportunities and participation in society at all ages conference, organized by Mental Health Europe together with MEP Deirdre Clune (Ireland, EPP).  Held in the European Parliament, Brussels,  the meeting gathered more than 50 people to discuss the importance of active ageing and why it matters to [...]