23rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: GLOBAL PARTNERS FOR GLOBAL SOLUTIONS

OUR CHILDREN’S WORLD

Organized by World Information Transfer Inc.

Co-sponsored by the Government of Ukraine

 

Supported by UN DESA

Conference Room 4, Friday, December 1, 2014

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT

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Opening Remarks:

 

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

 

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

 

Mr. Nikhil Seth, Director for Sustainable Development, DESA

 

Speakers: 

Dr. Scott Ratzan, MD, Adj. Prof., Columbia Univ., Mailman School of Public Health

Title: Children’s Health: Health Diplomacy, Literacy and Risk Communication”

 

Dr. Emily K. Shuman, MD, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Univ. of Michigan

Title: “Emerging Infections and Children’s Health”

 

Dr. George D. Thurston, MD, Prof. of Env. Med. & Pop. Health, NYU Med.

Title: “Air Pollution and Children’s Health”

 

Alex Konanykhyn, President, KMGi

Title: “Transparent Business for a Sustainable World”

 

Gianna Simone, Activist and Actress 

Title: “Rwanda: Rebuilding in a War Torn World”

 

Apurv Gupta, Youth Representative

Title: “The World We Need”

 

Closing Remarks: 

Ambassador Thomas Gass, ASG, PCIA-DESA

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

 

Faculty Luncheon – by invitation only

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