EU platform for action on diet, physical activity and health

The EU platform for action on diet, physical activity and health is a forum for European-level organisations, ranging from the food industry to consumer protection NGOs, willing to commit to tackling current trends in diet and physical activitypdf(95 KB). The Platform is composed of the following memberspdf(122 KB).

The idea is that, led by the Commission, the platform will provide an example of coordinated action on this problem by different parts of society that will encourage national, regional or local initiatives across Europe.

What are they working on?

Since starting in 2005, these platform members have more than 300 commitments.

How is this work assessed?

  • The member organisations monitor their own performance and their evaluation reports are examined by outside evaluators to follow the progress of the Platform.
  • Guidelines - monitoring commitmentspdf(172 KB)
  • Annual reports on the platform's achievements examines how successfully members are monitoring progress

How often do members meet?

Regularly – see minutes of platform meetings.

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