The EBC Newsletter for March 2017 can be accessed here.
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 [...]
The EBC newsletter for February, 2017 can be accessed here.
EBC held the first Industry board meeting and board meeting of 2017 on the 8 - 9th of February. On this occasion, delegates from EBC’s member organisations and industry partners discussed the ongoing activities of the organisation and plans for the year ahead. The main outcomes that can be singled out include: The Board of [...]
The first meeting of the newly formed, EBC-led Suicide Prevention Task Force took place on 9 February 2017. The objectives of the expert group are to produce a policy white paper regarding suicide prevention to be disseminated among policy makers, politicians and the members of the different EU Institution by World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 [...]
The EBC Newsletter for January 2017 can be accessed here.
The European Brain Council (EBC) launched on 18 March a Consensus Statement meant to improve collaboration in the field of European brain research. The document is titled “The need to expand Brain Research in Europe” and can be viewed here. In promoting brain health in Europe, EBC recognises the vital need to create a body [...]
EBC has recruited a new Project Development Assistant to boost its growing Brussels office. Stephanie Kramer, 26, boasts a globe-trotter profile and significant experience in communications and project management. She started her six-month contract with EBC in mid-March. Her work will revolve around the development and coordination of various projects and initiatives, including campaigns and workshops. Stephanie holds [...]
EBC's Senior Policy Manager Tadeusz Hawrot participated on 15 March in a one-day meeting titled "Translation of Brain Research into Clinical Practice". The event was took place in Athens, Greece, as part of the global campaign Brain Awareness Week, held between 14 and 20 March. The event was co-organised by representatives of Greek academia together with the [...]
EBC benefited from ample coverage in the March edition of The Parliament Magazine. Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and close EBC partners Jerzy Buzek and Marek Plura signed articles on key topics for our constituency: brain disorders strategies and patient advocacy. EBC Honorary Member Jerzy Buzek sent the message that 'European countries cannot tackle [...]