Twenty Fourth Conference, 2015

 

Health and the Environment: Global Partners for Global Solutions

May 1, 2015

United Nations Headquarters, New York City


Organized by World Information Transfer (WIT)
Co-sponsored by the GOVERNMENT OF UKRAINE
UN Mission of Belarus and UN Mission of the Czech Republic and Supported by UNDESA

4-26-86 (Chornobyl): What has Changed?


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Conference Room 5, 3-6PM
 

Welcome & Opening Remarks:
Dr. Christine K. Durbak, Conference Chair and Founder, WIT
H.E. Yuriy Sergeyev, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to UN

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

SPEAKERS:

H.E. Edita HRDA, Permanent Representative
Mission of the Czech Republic to the United Nations
Sustainable Disaster Risk Reduction, Bureau Vice-chairmanship of the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Sendai 2015

H.E. Andrei DAPKIUNAS, Permanent Representative
Mission of Belarus to the United Nations
Sustainable Hazard Management, Technological Hazard. Chernobyl in Sendai: UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

Dr. Alena NIKALAYENKA, Scientific Secretary
of the National Commission on Radiation Protection, Republic of Belarus
The Health Consequences for Belorussian Population after Chernobyl Accident

Mr. Aleks MEHRLE, Executive Advisor
Ener-Core, Inc.
Energy Security in Ukraine
Need and Opportunity

Dr. Ihor SOLOVIY, Fulbright Scholar,
Gund Institute for Ecological Economics/RSENR visiting scholar,
University of Vermont
Ukrainian Economy: Challenges, Reforms, and Sustainability

Mr. Richard WHITEFORD, Leader
Climate Reality Project
Carbon, the Critical Issue

Discussion and Questions

Closing Remarks:
H.E. Yuriy Sergeyev, Permanent Representative of the Ukraine to the UN
Dr. Christine Durbak, Chair and Founder, WIT