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Alzheimer Europe organises Public Affairs meeting

Wednesday 27 June 2018

On 27 June, Alzheimer Europe (AE) organised a Public Affairs meeting in Brussels. 18 representatives from AE member organisations and, 4 AE staff members were in attendance. AE Executive Director Jean Georges led the meeting.

The full day meeting was dedicated to:

• A presentation of the PARADIGM project and Alzheimer Europe’s involvement in it (presented by Nicola Bedlington, Secretary General of the European Patients’ Forum and Ana Diaz from Alzheimer Europe)

• Campaigning opportunities provided by national and European elections with examples from Finland, Ireland and the Netherlands and a discussion on Alzheimer Europe’s campaign for the 2019 EP elections

• An overview of recent EU and international policy developments

• A discussion of the development and evaluation of national dementia strategies in Italy, Malta and Scotland, UK and AE’s 2018 Yearbook on national dementia strategies.

The next Public Affairs meeting will take place in Brussels on 4 December.