Policy Briefs & Summaries
Policy briefs offer a concise summary of a particular issue, some policy options in order to respond to that challenge, some recommendations and sometimes identify some of the challenges and limitations that can be encountered. Policy briefs are not only aimed at policymakers but should be seen as a resource to anyone who is interested in formulating or influencing policies. Below you will find some policy briefs based on a wide range of topics.
Addressing childhood obesity across Europe: a review of a snapshot of diet and physical activity policies from the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal and the United Kingdom
This policy brief was produced by World Cancer Research Fund International, as part of the European Research project CO-CREATE, and reviews a snapshot of policies to show how five European countries are addressing childhood obesity through promoting healthy diets and physical activity.Click here to read the full brief!
The policies presented below were developed by governments, civil society organisations and other key stakeholders around the world. With your help, some of these policies have the potential to put the topic of obesity high on the political agenda. Given the need to develop policies with youth for youth, we are interested in hearing your views on these policies. Interested in learning more about these policies? Click on the links to access the full policy text. Let us know whether you approve or disapprove with their core concepts by voting on them!