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25 03-2017

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


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 [...]

24 02-2017

EBC Board Meetings 8 – 9 February, 2017


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 [...]

12 02-2017

Suicide Prevention Task Force, First Meeting


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 [...]

18 03-2016

Launch of EBC Consensus Statement to expand brain research


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 [...]

17 03-2016

EBC welcomes new Project Development Assistant


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 [...]

16 03-2016

EBC present at Brain Awarenees Week event in Greece


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 [...]

12 03-2016

EBC featured in TPM: Tackling brain disorders in Europe


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 [...]