please be informed about the latest updates on the SIP Website:


  • Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers endorses SIP 2013. Read here.
  • Europe: Civic Survey on Patient’s Rights for the Respect of Unnecessary Pain in Europe – preliminary results as presented during SIP 2013. Read more.

SIP 2013:

  • Video: Recall what happened in Brussels! Watch the complete interactive Working Session & Discussions of both days SIP 2013. View here.
  • German Translation of SIP Proposal for Action (“”Handlungsplan”): Read here.


  • Endorser News:
    • New brochure Pain Alliance Europe (PAE). Read more.
    • Austria: New campaign “Allianz Chronischer Schmerz Österreich”. Sign the signature campaign „Together we are strong“. Read more.
  • Global Pain News:
    • Ireland: Pain Medicine to be recognized as medical specialty; A program of consultation was launched by the Medical Council to recognize Pain Medicine as a separate medical specialty. Read more.


  • Latest press release / Press Release by topic:
    • Dutch, French and Flemish translation of the SIP 2013 Press Release (May). Read more.