Improving Environment And Health In Europe: How Far Have We Gotten?
The WHO European Region Member States have gathered in five ministerial conferences, beginning in 1989, to identify priorities and develop appropriate policies for environment and health; this process is also known as the EEHP (European Environment and Health Process). At the latest ministerial conference, held in Parma, Italy (2010), ministers and stakeholders committed themselves to pursuing a set of health goals and targets. At the Mid-Term Review, held in Haifa, Israel (2015), Member States met to assess progress in implementing the Parma Agenda and to discuss future directions. As described in this WHO report, more efforts are needed to reduce the still high burden of disease due to environmental factors and its unequal distribution among European citizens.
Policy Dialogue On Sustainable Development, Health and Social justice in Tirana, Albania
Linking the Ostrava Declaration of the European Environment and Health Process to SDGs Agenda 2030
UN Summit on Eradicating Poverty and Promoting Prosperity in a Changing World
8 days of advocacy and activism for a gender just future within the SDG process. WECF recently attended the UN summit on the Sustainable Development Goals (High Level Political Forum, HLPF) in New York and reports back on their experiences.
Youth at the heart of ECO Forum's participation in Ostrava
Reporting back on WHO’s regional conference on environment and health, where WECF (and its ECO Forum delegation of 23 youths and seniors) was to advocate for a healthy future
"Let's Ensure a Healthy Future" - WECF side event at WHO 6th Ministerial Conference
Protecting children from exposure to harmful chemicals to avoid irreversible damage.
Midterm review of environment and health progress in the European Region
From 28 to 30 April WECF was part of the Ecoforum delegation, representing environmental organisations from the European Region, participating at the mid-term review meeting of the WHO European Environment and Health Process in Haifa, Israel