Meetings & Conferences
7th International City Health Conference - September 13 & 14, 2018
Odesa, Ukraine - Annual conference of City Health International
The theme for City Health 2018 is ‘Developing healthy responses in a time of change’. This includes changes in political and societal norms, as well as changes in perceptions and expectations within communities. It also provides scope to tackle the important principle of inclusion, with regard to marginalised individuals and groups. Odesa, a vibrant port city, was chosen specifically as a city facing many changes with regards to public health.
Planning Africa 2018 - October 14-17, 2018
Cape Town, South Africa - A conference of The South African Planning Institute (SAPI)
SAPI is proud to announce a collaborative partnership with the Western Cape Province to deliver Planning Africa 2018. The 8th Planning Africa Conference will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on 14-17 October 2018. The Western Cape is one of Africa’s leading travel destinations. Local partners supporting the conference are the City of Cape Town, Drakenstein Municipality, Stellenbosch Municipality and South African Local Government Association (SALGA). The conference will build on the outcomes of previous conferences relating to the role of planners and the value of planning in the development and growth of South Africa and the African continent more broadly.
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
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
unfccc.int / 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)