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HEAL encourages an ambitious Austrian presidency for health and the environment

In a few months Austria will be taking over the presidency of the Council of the European Union. In an open letter sent to Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, HEAL encourages Austria to show leadership to advance on a safe environment that benefits people’s health and an adequate allocation of resources to climate and environment measures.

The letter can be found online here.

The response from the Austrian government can be found here.

Last updated on 3 May 2018

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