Yearly Archives: 2018

20 Jul, 2018

Nightlife Workshop in Coimbra, Portugal


The Localize It-project focuses on different approaches for alcohol prevention for young people in the 22 participating municipalities. One of them is nightlife, festivals, retail and gastronomy.

From June 4th to 6th, a workshop for this particular setting has been organized by the Portuguese partners Irefrea in Coimbra, Portugal, with participants from Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria, Italy, Czech Republic, Portugal and Slovakia.


19 Apr, 2018

Localize It! European Expert Meeting in Muenster, Germany


On 13-14th March 2018, more than 60 European prevention experts from 18 countries have met in Muenster, Germany, to exchange and discuss good practices for alcohol prevention for young people. Among the participants were also representatives of municipalities involved in the Localize It! project, coordinators of other EU-funded projects as well as representatives of DG Sante, Chafea and the German Ministry of Health. (more…)

18 Jan, 2018

Localize It! in Austria


The Institut Suchtprävention, pro mente Oberösterreich, is one of 11 project partners. The municipalities Linz and Bad Ischl are participating in Localize It!

In January, the Institut Suchtprävention has published a press release about their two Localize It-locations (You can find the original version in German here.):

“A good wine for dinner, a cool beer while talking to the neighbor, a glass of prosecco at a celebration: Alcohol is part of our culture and for most people in Austria, alcohol is associated with indulgence and celebration. However, some people develop a high-risk or problematic consumption pattern which can have far-reaching consequences, for the consumers themselves but also for their social surrounding and the society. (more…)