Luftforurensning – et økende globalt helseproblem
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|
|10:45- 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