Global News

Below are recent news items from WFA's network of advertiser associations and the wider advertising industry. Stay informed by signing up to our monthly global newsletter.

New Zealand's ANZA appoints CEO

The Association of New Zealand Advertisers (ANZA) has announced that Lindsay Mouat has been appointed as CEO from 1 July 2011.
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WFA holds advertising and kids meeting in US

On June 23rd, New York City played host to the first ever meeting of the Responsible Advertising and Children (RAC) Programme meeting in the United States.
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WFA holds Global Ad Summit in New York

On June 21st 2011, WFA hosted by invitation only the Global Advertising Summit in New York.
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WFA Webinar: How to pay for global ad production

On 21st June WFA ran a webinar in partnership with APR on “How to pay for production”.
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Spanish Congress adopts restrictions on food advertising to children

On 16 June, the Spanish Congress adopted a Law on Food Safety and Nutrition. This Law aims to regulate food safety and certain aspects of food advertising, and seeks, in particular, to protect children and to curb obesity.
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WFA webinar: revealing the first results of our IMC scorecard

The IMC Scorecard is a benchmarking tool created by the WFA. It allows member companies to evaluate their readiness in relation to integrated marketing communications.
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New EU rules for online 'cookies'

As of 26 May, new rules on using online cookies are expected to enter into force across the EU in the context of the revised EU ePrivacy Directive.
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“Public Health Nutrition” publishes global review of food marketing Pledges

In the current edition of the “Public Health Nutrition” Journal, Corinna Hawkes from the Centre for Food Policy in the UK and Jennifer L. Harris from the Yale Rudd Center, review and analyse the various “food industry pledges” on marketing to children.
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