European Code against Cancer (ECAC) actions

This page features resources, reports and advocacy updates about the European Code Against Cancer from the Association of European Cancer Leagues and its partners and collaborators.

ECL currently partners with the WHO’s IARC in order to facilitate expert advice on the messages of the ECAC and exchange knowledge amongst cancer leagues.

Meetings, Workshops & Site Visits

Study Visit at the Swiss Cancer League –  September 2019

Report

Presentations

Partnerships for Policy Action Workshop in Belfast & Dublin –  May 2019

Report

Presentations & Photos

Update Meeting in Lyon –  December 2018

Report

Presentations

 

Dissemination Workshop in Copenhagen  –  September 2017

 

Site Visits 2015-16 – December 2016

 

Dissemination Workshops 2016 – October 2016

 

‘Train the Trainer’ Workshop in Bucharest – June 2016

 

Recommendations for Disseminating the ECAC at National Level  – December 2015

 

 Reports, articles & surveys

ECAC Policy Framework  –  March 2020

11th European Public Health Conference Report – December 2018

Public Awareness Survey 2017 – December 2017

Report 

Infographic

‘Towards systematic evaluation of the ECAC: Dissemination of the Code in Poland’ article – November 2017

 ECL Microgrant Programme 2016 Report – December 2016

 Public Awareness Survey 2015 – December 2015

Webinars

ECL, ILO & My PeBS Webinar| Breast Cancer October 2020

Recording

Slides

ECL & EUROSKIN Webinar| Sun Safety May 2020

Recording

Slides

ECL, HEAL & ETUI Webinar| Occupational Health & Cancer – February 2020

Recording

Slides

ECL & ISPRO Webinar| Tobacco & Cancer – November 2019

Recording

Slides

EECL & SCPN Webinar| Diet, Nutrition & Cancer –  June 2019

Recording

Slides

ECL & IARC Webinar| Cervical Cancer – April 2019

Recording

Slides

ECL & IARC Webinar| Environmental Health  – April 2019

Recording

Slides

Advocacy & policy work

Letter to members of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe ahead of the 70th session  – September 2020

Letter to EU Commissioner Kyriakides: Enhancing
the role of public health in European chemicals policy-making – September 2020

Letter to EU Commissioner Wojciechowski: Enhancing
the role of nutrition in European agricultural policy-making – September 2020

Letter to EU Health Ministers and EU Health Attachés: Cancer Leagues call for updating the European Code Against Cancer (ECAC) – May 2020

European Whole Grain Advoacy (EWGA) Statement – May 2020

ECL-HEAL Joint digital materials against environmental pollutants  – May 2020 

Press Release: European Tobacco Control Scale 2019 – February 2020

 

Open Letter to POLITICO’s Executive Director of Advertising & Chief Revenue Officer- August 2019

Open Letter to LVD working party – January 2019

ECL Tobacco Control Officer EUObserver Interview on Track&Trace – February 2018

ECL-HEAL Joint letter against Glyphosate Renewal – October 2017