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HEAL participates in European Cities in the 21st century - Utrecht

On 13-14 December, HEAL Deputy Director Roberta Savli gave a short presentation on HEAL and its active role in the European environment and health process at the conference “Environment and Health for European Cities in the 21st century: making a difference”, which concluded the stakeholders’ consultations ahead of the Sixth Ministerial Conference that will take place next June in Czech Republic.

Utrecht Central Station. Photo credit: CC/Flickr/alfenaar

HEAL is only NGO representing the health sector in the task force and we have always advocated for better environment and better health in urban environments. Lately, we became member of the Advisory Board of the INHERIT project and we joined the Partnership on air quality, initiated by the Dutch Ministry of Environment in the framework of the EU Urban Agenda.

For more information, please visit the WHO Europe website.

Originally posted on 19 December 2016

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