Sixth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health
13–15 June 2017, Ostrava, Czech Republic
The Sixth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health will bring together health and environment ministers and high-level representatives of Member States in the WHO European Region, partner organizations, academia and civil society. Member States are expected to adopt a ministerial declaration, an implementation plan for its commitments and a reformed governance mechanism for the European Environment and Health Process.
The European Environment and Health Process is taking place in the context of system-wide strategic planning, implementation and reporting of the United Nations Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, to ensure coherent and integrated support for implementation across countries, sectors and United Nations fora. The platform focuses on Sustainable Development target 3.9 and on another 16 Sustainable Development Goals that have the greatest potential to protect and improve health and well-being under pressure from global environmental change, including climate change; demographic changes such as longevity, migration and urbanization; and emerging global economic and technological developments.