Host of the Conference

WHO Kobe Centre
globalforum@wkc.who.int
wkc@wkc.who.int
Tel: (+81)78-230-3100
Fax: (+81)78-230-3178
Address:
1-5-1 Wakinohama-Kaigandori
Chuo-ku, Kobe 651-0073
Japan

WHO
http://www.who.int/en/

Secretariat for GFUH2010
(For Registration, Accommodation, etc.)
c/o Convention Linkage
http://rcx-storm.org/
reg@rcx-storm.org
Tel: (+81) 6-6377-2188
Fax: (+81) 6-6377-2075
Address:
PIAS TOWER 11F, 3-19-3
Toyosaki, Kita-ku
Osaka 531-0072
Japan

Useful Links

Kobe city
http://www.city.kobe.lg.jp/
Official Kobe Tourism site
http://www.feel-kobe.jp/

PROGRAMME & AGENDA


PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME*

DAY ONE: Monday, 15 November 2010
Time Activity
08:00–10:30 Registration and exhibition visits
10:30–11:00 Opening of technical sessions
Cultural presentation
Welcome remarks
11:00–12:00 Plenary** 1:
Urban health challenges
12:00–13:30 Lunch
13:30–15:00
Thematic sessions***
1.1 Infectious diseases and cities: breaking the chain of transmission 1.2 Promoting health through prevention of noncommunicable conditions 1.3 Addressing urban environmental health threats and climate change 1.4 Unmasking inequalities in cities
15:00–15:30 Break
15:30–16:30 Plenary 2:
Managing for health in cities
16:30–16:45 Break (for room transfer only)
16:45–18:15
Thematic sessions
2.1 Cleaner and greener: improving urban structures and services 2.2 Shock resistant: managing urban disaster risks 2.3 The web that binds: towards strengthened urban health systems 2.4 Improving health in urban slums
18:15–20:00 City stories: interactive presentations on select cities

 

DAY TWO: Tuesday, 16 November 2010
Time Activity
09:00–10:00 Plenary 3:
Leadership on urban health
10:00–10:30 Break
10:30–12:00
Thematic sessions
3.1 Urban visionaries, urban leaders 3.2 Urban synergies: connecting sectors for health
12:00–13:30 Lunch
13:30–15:30 Plenary 4: 
Managing for health in cities
Reporting back (3 plenaries and 10 break-out sessions)
15:30–16:00 Break
16:00–17:30
Peer-to-peer Roundtable
(Governors, Mayors)
Peer-to-peer Dialogue
(City Networks)
17:30–18:30
Declaration Committee:
Consultation meeting
Power of Partnerships:
Innovative solutions for cities
19:00–21:30 Reception

 

DAY THREE: Wednesday, 17 November 2010
Time Activity
09:00–10:00 Plenary 5:
Political commitment to urban health
10:00–10:30 Break
10:30–11:45 Plenary 6:
Presentation of Final Declaration, Endorsement and Closing Ceremony
11:45–12:30

Parallel closed session
Break

Press conference and launch of the WHO/UN-HABITAT Global Report on Urbanization and Health: Hidden cities: unmasking and overcoming health inequities in urban settings
12:30–14:00 Lunch
14:00–17:00 Site visits in Kobe/Hyogo

*: The Global Forum organizers reserve the right to modify the programme, which is currently only a provisional version.
**: Languages for all plenary sessions: English, French, Japanese and Spanish.
***: Languages for all thematic sessions: English and Japanese only.



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