The Regional Office for Europe of the World Health Organization and the Union for the Mediterranean organize, on Monday, July 4, 2022, from 09:30 to 11:00  (CEST),” a webinar on “Environment and health in port cities”.

This session resumes the scientific discussions that took place last year during the first UfM/WHO Europe webinar on environment and health in seaports.

In the agenda of speakers, Cesar Ducruet (Research Director for the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) at the research laboratory EconomiX); and Carola Hein (Full Professor and Chair, History of Architecture and Urban Planning at Delft University of Technology), both specialists members of RETE.

Participants will reflect from an urban perspective on the cases of Limassol (Cyprus), and the Ports of Barcelona (Spain) and Tangier (Morocco) will be presented. The seminar will also be the occasion to present the WHO report on Environment and Health in Port Cities in the European Region.

The seminar is aimed at national coordinators and focal points of the UfM and WHO Member States for urban development, urban regeneration and housing, environment and health, as well as representatives of the seaport cities and port authorities, public authorities dealing with urban areas projects at the national level,  regional and local, universities, NGOs and other stakeholders.

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Agenda is as follows:

UfM-WHO Joint Meeting on Environment and Health in Seaport Cities -Agenda and Concept Note (4 July 2022)