Dutch Institute for Alcohol Policy STAP

STAP is a national, independent knowledge institute of alcohol policy. It was established in 1994 and it advocates effective alcohol policies and greater public awareness of the risks of alcohol.

In recent years STAP conducted research for more than 100 municipalities (both large and small), mostly compliance research. STAP is one of the most experienced consulting organizations for alcohol policy in the Netherlands. STAP bases its recommendations on scientific knowledge and on proven effective experiences.

Activities in 2023

STAP will give in 2023 priority to the following specific activities:

1. Advocate for a ban on alcohol advertising and alcohol sports sponsorship.
2. Lobby against expanding the number of outlets.
3. Promoting that alcohol is not offered too cheaply.
4. Advocate for information and warnings messages on packaging of alcoholic beverages.
5. Contributing to better compliance with and enforcement of the age limit of 18 years.
6. Contribute to some implementation rules of the Alcohol Act.
7. Disseminating knowledge about the health consequences of alcohol use.

Dutch Institute for Alcohol Policy STAP
P.O. Box 9769
3506 GT Utrecht
The Netherlands
T: +31 (0)30-6565041
F: +31 (0)30-6565043