The objectives of the meeting are:

  • to explore how a whole-of-government and whole-of-society approach can further improve health and well-being;
  • to review and identify ways to establish or consolidate dialogue with critical sectors and levels of governments for Health 2020;
  • to explore ways of engaging civil society in general and working more closely with nongovernmental organizations and academic institutions (responsible for research and training) across the European Region; and
  • to gather feedback and reflections on test how the Health 2020 policy, as well as the emerging findings of the European study of social determinants and health and the health divide and the European study on governance for health in the 21st century ,which were commissioned to inform Health 2020.