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Leclercq, David and Noijen, Judith and Charlois, Thierry and Allart, Muriel and Akeret, Rene and Galan, Victor and Garcia, Noel and Parés Franquero, Oscar and Pesesse, Yoan . (2013) Safer nightlife labels and charters: good practice standards. Brussels: Nightlife Empowerment & Well-Being Implementation Project. 102 p.

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Licences’ laws exist and have increased the quality of events and clubs during the last decade in most European countries. However, even for countries with a comprehensive licence law, a label is a complementary and sustainable solution adapted to the local realities. Because these labels and charters are developing participative and integrated approaches with all the nightlife stakeholders, promoting community empowerment and setting up actions for a responsible party’s culture, Labels and charters give a framework:
>>To improve nightlife settings “in a healthiest way”;
>>To raise awareness of partygoers on risk behaviours and how to reduce risks;
>>To promote a positive and responsible party culture;
>>To work together with nightlife scenes, partygoers, health NGO’s and administrations in a way of cooperation;
>>To empower the nightlife community;
>>To strengthen mediation and reduce public nuisance and violence around clubs.

What are quality Labels and Charters?
Safer nightlife Labels and Charters are global health promotion tools ensuring a high quality standard within the nightlife scene:
A safer nightlife Label is developed to reward a club complying with official standards of quality and to indicate to consumers the quality of the service provided. A Label is a formal engagement to ensure the permanent availability of services in venues with strict criteria.
A safer nightlife Charter is an official document signed by clubs, party organizers, cities and NGOs recognizing common objectives and specifying commitments to im¬prove health and security in clubs and parties. A Charter is an approach defining more orientations instead of criteria. It may be imperfectly applied due to reasons beyond the signatory’s control.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general, CNS stimulants, Cocaine, New psychoactive substance
Intervention Type:AOD disorder, AOD disorder harm reduction
Date:2013
Pages:102 p.
Publisher:Nightlife Empowerment & Well-Being Implementation Project
Place of Publication:Brussels
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Subjects:J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health related prevention > Health information and education
L Social psychology and related concepts > Social context
L Social psychology and related concepts > Social context > Context encouraging substance use
L Social psychology and related concepts > Physical context or place > Alcohol beverage sales outlet
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Marketing and public relations (advertising)
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Substance industry or business
VA Geographic area > Europe

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