Why the climate change agreement is critical to public health

8 December, 2015
Paris, France

COP21 Venue: Observer Room 1 (Blue Zone)

 18:30 to 20:00, December 8

Climate change poses serious health risks, mostly for the poorest populations, but can also stimulate stronger health systems and health gains from the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Join the ONE UN high-level event to address the links between health and climate change.

Welcome message by Ms Marisol Touraine, Ministry of Health, France.
Opening keynote by Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General.
Health, climate change and sustainable development- Prof. Jeffrey Sachs
Air pollution, climate change and health â€“ Prof. Veerabhadran Ramanathan
Round table discussion by ministers, higher level representatives of NGOs, academia, the UN, civil society, business and research.
Moderated by Dr Richard Horton, Editor, The Lancet

 

 

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Event contact

Sandra Cavalieri,
Urban Health Initiative Coordinator
Sandra.Cavalieri [at] un.org
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