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A future for the world’s children?, Genève

Luchtfoto van Genève
datum 19 februari 2020
plaats Genève
locatie Geneva, Switzerland Toon locatie
organisatie Wereldgezondheidsorganisatie (WGO)

February 19th will see the launch of a major new report on child health and well-being by an independent WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission.

Entitled A future for the world’s children?, this is the first comprehensive, independent report to reposition every aspect of child health through the lens of our rapidly changing climate and other existential threats.

It is the result of more than two years of work by 40 child health experts from around the world, led by Her Excellencies Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand, and Awa Coll-Seck, Minister of State of Senegal.

It details critical, emerging risks to child health; proposes novel solutions; and calls for urgent action to achieve measurable results.

Date and time

19th February, 14:00-16:00 CET

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The event will be live streamed here with coverage on social media, @WHO.

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This high-level event will include a discussion with leading experts, government officials and civil society.

  • Dr Helen Clark, former Prime Minister, New Zealand; Commission Co-Chair
  • Dr Awa Coll-Seck, Minister of State, Senegal; Commission Co-Chair
  • Ms Henrietta H. Fore, Executive Director, UNICEF
  • Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization
  • Dr Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet


If you are interested in attending the event in person in Geneva, please register by Thursday, 13 February.

Register here.


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