19th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: GLOBAL PARTNERS FOR GLOBAL SOLUTIONS

CHALLENGES FOR A CHANGING CLIMATE

Organized by World Information Transfer (WIT)

CO-sponsored by the GOVERNMENT OF UKRAINE

 

Supported by the Mission of Belarus to the United Nations

Conference Room 4, April 22nd 2010, Earth Day

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT

United Nations Headquarters, New York City

 

Morning Session: 

Topic: CHEMICALS and CHILDREN’S HEALTH

 

Welcome and Opening Remarks:

Dr. Christine K. Durbak, Conference Chair and Founder, WIT

H.E. Yuriy Sergeyev, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to UN

Andrei Abramov, Chief, DESA, NGO Division

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

Emily K. Shuman, MD, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Div. of Infectious Diseases, U of Michigan

 

Moderator: Ms. Tania Valerie Raguz, UNCSD 18 Vice-Chair, Eastern European States, Mission of Croatia to UN

 

Speakers:

INTERNATIONAL LAW AND CHEMICALS

Glenn Wiser, ESQ., Senior Attorney (Chemicals Program), Center for International Environmental Law and Steering Committee Member, International POPs Elimination Network

 

CHILD HEALTH AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT: COMBATING WATER CONTAMINATION IN RURAL AFRICAN VILLAGES

Kurt Dahlin, Founder and President, Water Wells for Africa

Kristina Dahlin, Volunteer, Water Wells for Africa

Danika Dahlin, Volunteer, Water Wells for Africa

 

WHO – Werner Obermeyer

 

Film Screening – Silent Snow

 

Luncheon Delegates Dining Room, 1-3 PM (by invitation only)

 

Guest Speaker: 

JAY WALKER, CEO WALKER DIGITAL, Founder of Priceline

 

Morning Session: 

Topic: Nuclear Energy Update – Chornobyl Review

 

Opening Remarks: 

H.E. Yuriy Sergeyev, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN

 

Moderator: Amb. Valeriy Kuchinsky, former Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN

 

Speakers:

Belarus Post Chernobyl – Representative from Belarus 

Chornobyl, Government and Society – Prof. Hanna Kapustian – Professor of History, Ukraine

 

Panel Discussion: 

Nuclear Energy and Media: 

Shaping the Opinion of Youth

 

Moderator: Ms. Jessica Williamson, Zap Root, Karl Grossman, Ana Griffin, Remy Chevalier

AidData Initiative – Ryan Powers, Project Manager, AidData Initiative

 

Closing Remarks:

H.E. Yuriy Sergeyev, Permanent Representative of the Ukraine to the UN

Dr. Christine Durbak, Chair and Founder, WIT

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