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Webinar May 23, 2012 Air Pollution and Sustainable Development

 XVI SDE Seminar Series towards Rio+20
Sustainable Development and Environmental Health – SDE - PAHO/WHO

Air Pollution and Sustainable Development

Wednesday May 23rd, 2012 - In English with simultaneous translation to Spanish

Time: 12:00 am - 1:30 pm - EDT ( Washington, DC USA) To check your time zone, see the World Clock

Website: Website PAHO/WHO Rio+20 at:

Environmental Health Inequalities in Europe. Assessment Report
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12:00      Introduction:  Agnes Soares, Moderator, Regional Advisor Sustainable Development and Environmental Health PAHO/WHO

12:05      Air Pollution, Health and Sustainable Energy considerations for Sustainable Development:

  Daniel S. Greenbaum, President, Health Effects Institute

12:20      A National Perspective on intervention on Urban Air Pollution for Health in Sustainable Development in Mexico:  
Leonora Rojas-Bracho, Director General
Urban and Regional Contamination National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change, Mexico

12:30      Transportation policies and air pollution:
Dinesh Mohan, Volvo Chair Professor Emeritus, Transport Research and Injury Prevention Program,
WHO Collaborating Centre. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

12:40      The challenge on air pollution and sustainable development from the Ministry of Health of Chile:
Victor Berrios, Chief Air Quality Surveillance Network (R.M), “Seremi de Salud R.M

12:50      Investing for Sustainable Development: Addressing the priorities in Latin American Cities:  

  Juan Carlos Belaustenguigoitia. World Bank’s Senior Environmental Economist

1 :00      Commentary:  Nelson Gouveia, São Paulo University Medical School, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

1:10      Discussion

1:30      Adjourn


How to participate

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Room B – 12h to 13:30h Eastern Time (WDC)

Online: via Elluminate link:

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 May 2012 17:23

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