What: Global Climate and Health Summit at COP25
When: From 0900 – 1730 CET on Saturday December 7th 2019
Where: Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), Facultad de Medicina,
The Global Climate and Health Alliance (GCHA), in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), Spain’s Ministry of Health and other partners will convene a one-day Global Climate and Health Summit alongside the UN climate negotiations in Madrid.
- Maria Neira, Director of the Public Health, Environment and Social Determinants of Health Department of the World Health Organization
- María Luisa Carcedo, Minister of Health, Spain
- Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
- Jeni Miller, Executive Director, Global Climate and Health Alliance
The summit will serve as a central moment for health civil society and other stakeholders to help generate global action towards protecting health from a changing global climate, and will call for health to form an integral component of the work carried out during COP25.
A parallel event will take place in Santiago, Chile on December 6th. Outcomes of the Chilean Workshop will be presented via video at the Global Summit in Madrid.
Media contact: Luisa Colasimone
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The Global Climate and Health Alliance was formed in Durban in 2011 to tackle climate change and to protect and promote public health. The Alliance is made up of health and development organizations from around the world, united by a shared vision of an equitable, sustainable future.