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UHWB2018 - October 23-25, 2018

Debbieh, Lebanon - Building Collaborative Intelligence for Better Living in Cities

Under the patronage of Prof. Amr Galal El-Adawi, President, Beirut Arab University and on behalf of the organizing committee of UHWB2018, we would like to welcome you to the International Conference on Urban Health & Wellbeing Building Collaborative Intelligence for Better Lives in Cities. This conference will be hosted by Beirut Arab University BAU in partnership with International Council for Science ICSU. UHWB2018 is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Urban Health. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world.


Dhaka Statement on Urban Health in Sustainable Development
International Conference on Urban Health. Dhaka, Bangladesh, May 2015
Dhaka Statement

Side Event for the 70th General Assembly of the United Nations
Urban Health in Sustainable Development: Opportunities and Challenges, September 2015
Sept 24 UN Side Event Program

Side Event for Intergovernmental Negotiations on the Post-2015 Development Agenda
Urban Health in Sustainable Development, March 2015
Urban Health Side Session Summary

United Nations University (2015). Principles for Healthy and Sustainable Places, Kuching. UNU-IIGH
Principles for Healthy and Sustainable Places

BreatheLife Campaign led by WHO, the Climate & Clean Air Coalition and the Government of Norway, to raise awareness about the health risks of short-lived climate pollutants, which contribute significantly to global warming and air pollution.

Health as the pulse of the new urban agenda. World Health Organization

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change / The Paris Agreement

The Sustainable Development Goals, part of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda adopted by 193 Member States of the United Nations in 2015:​

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Cities for Health: A joint publication of WHO and Metropolis (2014)