Publications



Digital Guiding Principles: Self-Regulation of Marketing Communications for Beverage Alcohol

The Digital Guiding Principles were developed as part of the Beer, Wine and Spirits Producers’ Commitments to Reduce Harmful Drinking. The Commitments address targeted actions in five key areas, one of which involves work dedicated to strengthening and expanding marketing codes of practice. Launched in September 2014, these were the first ever set of global guidelines for beverage alcohol producers to require the content of any online marketing and social media use to meet the same high standards that apply to traditional marketing activities.

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event 01/29/16

UNECE – UNECA – IARD Regional Workshop Presentation

UNECE, UNECA, and IARD jointly delivered workshops on UN Road Safety Conventions and Approaches to Preventing Drink Driving in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 12-13 November 2014, and 7-8 July 2015. The workshops featured briefings for government officials on the UN road safety legal instruments; addressed effective approaches to preventing drink driving; and reviewed progress on the implementation of the African Road Safety Action Plan. Importantly, the events also offered an opportunity for valuable dialogue among Member State representatives, non-governmental organizations (NGOs); and UN experts on these significant topics.

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event 01/29/16

UNECE – UNECA – IARD Regional Workshop Publication

UNECE, UNECA, and IARD jointly delivered workshops on UN Road Safety Conventions and Approaches to Preventing Drink Driving in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 12-13 November 2014, and 7-8 July 2015. The workshops featured briefings for government officials on the UN road safety legal instruments; addressed effective approaches to preventing drink driving; and reviewed progress on the implementation of the African Road Safety Action Plan. Importantly, the events also offered an opportunity for valuable dialogue among Member State representatives, non-governmental organizations (NGOs); and UN experts on these significant topics.

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event 01/29/16

Guiding Principles: Self-Regulation of Marketing Communications for Beverage Alcohol

There are many codes of practice for the self-regulation of marketing communications for beverage alcohol: they operate at company and sector levels and as part of national self-regulatory codes which also apply to other products and services. Some are relatively recent, while others have evolved over many decades to reflect developments in the marketplace and the cultural norms of the wider society.

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event 01/28/16