The Battle against Tobacco, Cancer and Heart Disease, 19 February 2013

12.30 – 13.00    
Welcome Lunch & Photo Opportunity (in front of room PHS 5B 001)TBorg

13.00 – 13.05     
Welcome and opening
Cristian Silviu Bu?oi MEP (ALDE, RO), Co-Chair MEP Heart Group
Alojz Peterle MEP (EPP, SLO), Chair MAC

13.05 – 13.25     
The European Commission perspective
Tonio Borg, EU Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy

13.25 – 13.35     
The European Parliament perspective
Linda McAvan MEP (S&D, UK) - Rapporteur on the Tobacco Products Directive LMcAvan

13.35 – 13.45     
The Irish Presidency perspective
Eugene Lennon, Health Permanent Representative of Ireland to the EU

13.45 – 13.55     
Challenges surrounding the Tobacco Products Directive
Florence Berteletti-Kemp, Smoke Free Partnership

13.55 – 14.10     
Q&A session

14.10 – 14.15     CBusoi
Closing remarks and progression to the Exhibition on Tobacco Control in Europe
Nessa Childers MEP (S&D, IE) , Vice Chair MAC

The pictures from this event can be downloaded here

The press release of the event is available here 

The summary of the meeting can be found below.