Numerous events will be taking place in Europe on and around World Obesity Day. See which ones you would like to attend
Country Activities – 2023
Experts from STOB as well as patients from STOB Klub with the support of ECPO are preparing multiple events .
Our colleagues in Denmark from MyIDT2D organization will launch a new episode of their recent podcast “My Identity” to mark World Obesity Day Europe
French organization CNAO will launch a massive multimedia advertising campaign to mark World Obesity Day Europe including television, radio, web and press.
Invited speakers from the obesity patient community to tell their journey and healthcare professionals to discuss day-to-day reality in the country
Hungary will organize the Forum “Happier, healthier, longer life for everyone” to bring together obesity healthcare experts and patients.
ICPO in Ireland will mark World Obesity Day with the launch of a podcast on “Words Matter” and educational resources on Understanding Childhood Obesity, Stigma, and Mental Health
Tel Aviv will premiere “The Whale” movie followed by a roundtable discussion event with very important guests to mark World Obesity Day in this region.
ECPO’s Italian member association Amici Obesi Onlus will premiere “Obesity/From” a monologue play.
APPOL is hosting their live World Obesity Day Europe Podcast about living with obesity in Luxembourg.
The Netherlands is hosting a book session and movie night in a private theatre exclusively for members to mark World Obesity Day Europe.
Norway is organizing a Seminar to mark World Obesity Day this year and present a qualitative study final report based on in-depth interviews with people living with obesity.
Portuguese organization ADEXO in partnership with Lisbon City Council will inaugurate the exhibition “In Our Class Nobody Hides”.
Slovakia organization SKLON will mark World Obesity Day with a live broadcast event supported by ECPO.
Spain is preparing the first national summit for people living with obesity to mark World Obesity Day Europe.
Swedish organization HOBS will have “Obesity Sweden Week” with free online lunchtime lectures by national and international speakers
Eurobesitas our member organization from Switzerland will mark World Obesity Day by releasing a powerful film on March 4.
Obesity UK will launch a podcast to mark World Obesity Day 2023 about a very special topic: the importance of peer support groups for patients and also for researchers.
Europe Wide Activities – 2023
Joint WONCA & EASO Webinar
Thursday, 2 March, 2023 6-8 pm CET
Personal experiences of patients, primary care physicians and researchers.
ECPO Patient Lounge – Live Broadcast
March 3, 2023 14:00 CET
A special World Obesity Day edition of the ECPO Patient Lounge
Past Events – 2022
Portuguese National Obesity Day
Joint congress on obesity of EASO and IFSO
Friday, March 4, 2022 at 18:00 CET
For healthcare professionals
Friday, March 4, 2022 at 09:30 CET
Hosted by the MEP Interest Group on Obesity and Resilient Health Systems, European Parliament
Obesity Empowerment Network (OEN)
Time to challenge weight stigma faced by children and young people
ECPO Patient Lounge
Friday, March 4, 2022 at 15:00 CET
For the patient and caring community
World Obesity Day
Friday, March 4, 2022
View this website for all World Obesity Day Europe information
Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 20:00 CET
What if obesity was recognised as a chronic disease in France?
EASL Studio webinar
Wednesday, March 2, 2022 18:00 CET
Fats or Carbs, who is the real villain?