Sustainability and equity: Lessons from undp's work supporting development efforts globally
The goal is to encourage dialogue between public health experts and development practitioners to identify areas where further research can support evidence-based policy-making and opportunities for public health advocates to engage in global debates around tackling climate change.
Learning Areas:Program planning
Public health or related public policy
Social and behavioral sciences
Demonstrate that addressing climate change and environmental degradation is an issue of social justice. Discuss lessons learned from UNDP's work in over 130 countries, supporting countries employ different policy options.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Dr. Veerle Vandeweerd directs the Environment and Energy Group of UNDP, providing strategic direction and oversight to UNDP in mainstreaming environment, energy and sustainability into its development work in 166 countries. Before joining UNDP in 2007, Dr. Vandeweerd held leadership roles with the UNEP for 19 years based in Africa and Europe.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.