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Noticias y Novedades


Success for public health at Paris climate talks – Now where is health at Habitat III?



Palabras clave:

public health , Paris, climate change.

The continued advocacy by the health community secured multiple references to health in the outcome document of the Conference, the Paris Agreement, celebrated by the World Health Organization as an historic win for human health(link is external).  This Agreement is a valuable starting point for redoubled efforts to tackle the root causes of climate change and to protect the most vulnerable from its effects. This October, world leaders will convene at another pivotal event in shaping sustainable development, this time with a focus on urban environments, at the Third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III). Governments will adopt the ‘New Urban Agenda’ which will define priorities in urban planning, fiscal systems and infrastructure for the coming two decades.