Monday, November 16, 2009

Part 6 of the History of Youth participation in the process of environment and health policymaking

During the Second High Level Preparatory Meeting in Madrid [October 2008] youth met their new WHO coordinator of the youth network David Rivett.
This preparatory meeting was dedicated to preparing for the 2010 Ministerial Conference in Italy. It addressed Regional Priority Goals III and IV of the Children's Environment and Health Action Plan for Europe (CEHAPE) which concern ensuring clean air and protection from chemicals, noise and other harmful exposures.

A coordination meeting for the youth involvement process was held during the lunch breaks of 23 and 24 October to plan activities towards the 2010 Conference.

Young delegates made a successful presentation to the representatives from ministeries about "Current Madrid Participation in the CEHAPE process".

to download the presentation click here

The meeting in Madrid was also part of an Environment and Health Week and took place back-to-back with the International Public Health Symposium on "Science for policy, policy for science: bridging the gap".

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