Luftforurensning – et økende globalt helseproblem

Hvilken effekt har luftforurensning på helsa vår? Hvordan kan vi redusere skadelige helseeffekter og redde liv? Velkommen til internasjonalt seminar i Norad.
20 mar. 2014

9:00 - 12:00

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Norad, Ruseløkkveien 26, in the Auditorium, 4th floor

Ruseløkkveien 26


To present and summarize current knowledge of human health effects of air pollution, present and discuss critical knowledge gaps that still exists and discuss proposed solutions, needed actions and international collaboration to reduce health impacts, save lives and bring the environmental health agenda forward.


Parliamentarians & politicians, ministry/directorate representatives, news media, industry, research institutes, international organizations (WHO, UNEP, CCAC, WB), development cooperation organizations/donors (Norad, SIDA, UK/DFID, EU/DG DEVCO & ENV, Germany/BMUB), environment- and health NGOs.


09:00-09:05 Welcome Villa Kulild, Director General of the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad)
09.05-09.15 Opening remarks Hans Brattskar, State Secretary, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and
Zoubida Allaoua, Vice President, the World Bank
09:15- 09:30 How many premature deaths can be avoided by reducing Air Pollution? Maria Neira, Director, Department of Public Health, Social and Environmental Determinants of Health, WHO
09:30- 09:45 Opportunities for health and climate co-benefits in an urbanizing developing world Kristin Aunan, Senior Research Fellow, Cicero
09:45- 10:00 The Climate and Clean Air Coalition – Working together to reduce Short Lived Climate Pollutants Helena Molin Valdés, Head of the CCAC Secretariat
10:00- 10:15 Air Pollution: An urban problem, what are the urban solution? Carlos Dora, Co-ordinator Public Health and Environment, Department of Public Health, Social and Environmental Determinants of Health, WHO
10:15- 10:30 World Bank experiences and new program on addressing Pollution Management and Environmental Health – air quality and toxic chemical management Jostein Nygard, Senior Environmental Specialist, World Bank
10:30- 10:45 Coffee/tea  
10:45- 11:30 Panel discussion: Syncronized actions needed to reduce premature deaths and illness from Air Pollution in developing Countries With Maria Neira, Zoubida Allaoua, Helena Molin Valdes and Kristin Aunan
11:30- 11:55 Comments, questions and answers  
11:55- 12:00 Concluding remarks Tore Godal, Special Adviser Global Health, MFA Norway
12.00- 13.00 Lunch (sandwiches)  

All participants are encouraged to take part in the discussions. 

Moderator: Eva Bratholm, Director Communications Department, Norad