Report of the fifth meeting of the European Environment and Health Taskforce (EHTF)






At its fifth meeting, held in Skopje, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, on 24 and 25 November 2015, the European Environment and Health Task Force reviewed the draft road map for the preparatory process for the Sixth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health, scheduled for 2017. A number of technical topics related to the proposed road map themes were presented, based on the outcome of recent technical discussions. These included urban green spaces and health, waste and health, environmentally sustainable health systems and water and health. The Task Force was further informed about the preparations for the second United Nations Environment Assembly (Nairobi, Kenya, 23-27 May 2016) and the Eighth Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference (Batumi, Georgia, 8-10 June 2016).