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Why the climate change agreement is critical to public health

Organizer: WHO

Date: Tue / Dec. 8 - 18:30

Time: 18:30

Area: Blue Zone

WHY THE CLIMATE CHANGE AGREEMENT IS CRITICAL TO PUBLIC HEALTH

CLIMATE CHANGE IS THE DEFINING ISSUE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

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.

TUESDAY 8TH DECEMBER

18:30-20:00

COP VENUE, OBSERVER ROOM 1

Welcome message by Ms Marisol Touraine, Ministry of Health, France.

Opening keynote by Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General.

Health, climate change and sustainable development- Prof. Jeffrey Sachs

Air pollution, climate change and health – Prof. Veerabhadran Ramanathan

Round table discussion by ministers, higher level representatives of NGOs, academia, the UN, civil society, business and research

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