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Webinar Agendas

WEBINAR #1 AGENDA

Understanding the United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda
Process and Opportunities and Challenges for Health

October 18, 2012
11:00 am–12:30 pm EDT

Webinar series is organized with support from
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Pan American Health Organization

Webinar Goals and Objectives

•   Provide an overview of ongoing UN teams and panels focusing on the post-2015 development agenda process.

•   Discuss lessons learned from the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) agenda process, highlighting perspectives of developing countries.

•   Identify opportunities and challenges that lie ahead with the post-2015 development agenda.

11:00 am

Opening

John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H. (moderator)

Senior Advisor for Public Health, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)



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A Webinar Agendas WEBINAR #1 AGENDA Understanding the United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda Process and Opportunities and Challenges for Health October 18, 2012 11:00 am–12:30 pm EDT Webinar series is organized with support from National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Pan American Health Organization Webinar Goals and Objectives  Provide an overview of ongoing UN teams and panels focusing on the post-2015 development agenda process.  Discuss lessons learned from the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) agenda process, highlighting perspectives of developing countries.  Identify opportunities and challenges that lie ahead with the post- 2015 development agenda. 11:00 am Opening John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H. (moderator) Senior Advisor for Public Health, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) 69

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70 GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT GOALS 11:10 am Overview of the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda Process and Description of Health-Focused Initiatives Maria Neira, M.D. Director, Public Health and Environment, World Health Organization (WHO) Panel Discussion: Lessons Learned from the MDG Agenda and Insights on Opportunities and Challenges with the Post-2015 Development Agenda Process 11:20 am David Serwadda, M.B.Ch.B., M.Sc., M.Med., M.P.H. Professor of Disease Control and Environmental Health, Makerere School of Public Health, Uganda 11:30 am Paulo Buss1 M.D., M.P.H. Former President, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil 11:40 am Zehra Aydin, M.A. Senior Program Officer, United Nations Environment Programme 11:50 am Discussion 12:25 pm Closing John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H. 12:30 pm ADJOURN 1 Unfortunately, this speaker was not able to present because of technical difficulties.

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APPENDIX A 71 WEBINAR #2 AGENDA Integrating the MDGs with the Pillars and Principles of Sustainable Development November 15, 2012 11:00 am–12:30 pm EDT Webinar series is organized with support from National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Pan American Health Organization Webinar Goals and Objectives  Discuss how the global development framework may evolve to include environmental, economic, and social goals of sustainable development.  Provide a vision for integrating health and achieving intersectoral collaboration with the post-2015 development agenda process.  Identify metrics for assessing trends and tracking progress on shared goals of global environmental health and sustainable development. 11:00 am Opening John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H. (moderator) Senior Advisor for Public Health, NIEHS 11:10 am Transitioning to an Integrated View of Health in the Post-2015 Development Agenda Process Sir Andrew Haines, M.D., MBBS Professor of Public Health and Primary Care, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 11:25 am Bridging the Gap Between the MDGs and Principles of Sustainable Development Kristie L. Ebi, Ph.D., M.P.H. Consulting Professor, Department of Medicine, Stanford University

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72 GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT GOALS 11:40 am Describing Mutual Metrics Among Economic and Social Development, Environmental Protection, and Human Health Christopher J. L. Murray, M.D., D.Phil. Director, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington 11:55 am Discussion 12:25 pm Closing John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H. 12:30 pm ADJOURN

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APPENDIX A 73 WEBINAR #3 AGENDA Making Linkages Among Sustainable Development, Equity, and Social Justice December 20, 2012 11:00 am–12:30 pm EDT Webinar series is organized with support from National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Pan American Health Organization Webinar Goals and Objectives  Discuss drivers and consequences of gender and income inequity, highlighting associations with sustainable development and human health.  Identify how models or approaches could be utilized to reduce income disparities across or within global regions to promote sustainable development.  Provide insights on how sustainable development, equity, and social justice may converge in developing a post-2015 development agenda or Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 11:00 am Opening John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H. (moderator) Senior Advisor for Public Health, NIEHS Panel Discussion: Perspectives on the Intersection of Sustainable Development, Equity, and Social Justice 11:10 am Environmental Perspective Úrsula Oswald Spring, Ph.D. Professor and Researcher, Regional Centre of Multidisciplinary Research, National University of Mexico

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74 GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT GOALS 11:20 am Health Perspective Sir Michael G. Marmot, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, Director of the International Centre for Health and Society, University College London 11:30 am On-the-Ground Perspective Katherine Rogers, D.Phil. Executive Manager, Office of the Executive Director, United Nations Children’s Fund 11:40 am Discussion 12:25 pm Closing John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H. 12:30 pm ADJOURN