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September 22, 2017 2:00 pm September 22, 2017 5:00 pm America/New_York Planetary Health: Moving from Concept to Action – Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

The planetary health framework advances integrated responses to leading development challenges – poverty, ill-health, environmental degradation, climate change, and gender inequality. This side-event focuses on how the global community can move from concept to action in implementing the planetary health approach, and how planetary health approaches can accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals and the pledge to leave no one behind.

Speakers include:

  • Achim Steiner, Administrator, UNDP
  • Laurie Garrett, Senior Fellow, Global Health Council on Foreign Relations
  • Michael Myers, Managing Director, Rockefeller Foundation
  • Anthony Capon, Professor of Planetary Health, University of Sydney
  • Andy Haines, Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Doaa Abdel-Motaal, Executive Director, Rockefeller Foundation Economic Council on Planetary Health, Oxford Martin School
  • Macharia Kamau, Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Kenya to the United Nations and Special Envoy on SDG Implementation and Climate Change
40.749427,-73.98002400000001 suvi.huikuri@undp.org

Description

The planetary health framework advances integrated responses to leading development challenges – poverty, ill-health, environmental degradation, climate change, and gender inequality. This side-event focuses on how the global community can move from concept to action in implementing the planetary health approach, and how planetary health approaches can accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals and the pledge to leave no one behind.

Speakers include:

  • Achim Steiner, Administrator, UNDP
  • Laurie Garrett, Senior Fellow, Global Health Council on Foreign Relations
  • Michael Myers, Managing Director, Rockefeller Foundation
  • Anthony Capon, Professor of Planetary Health, University of Sydney
  • Andy Haines, Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Doaa Abdel-Motaal, Executive Director, Rockefeller Foundation Economic Council on Planetary Health, Oxford Martin School
  • Macharia Kamau, Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Kenya to the United Nations and Special Envoy on SDG Implementation and Climate Change

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Lancet, Rockefeller Foundation, UNDP

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Open, Registration Required

Contact

E-mail
suvi.huikuri@undp.org
Website
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