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GAHP Draws Strong Support At Annual Meeting

Erik Solheim, UN Environment Executive Director, at the GAHP meeting at UNEA3.

The GAHP 2017 Annual Meeting was held on 3rd December 2017 in Nairobi at UNEA3.

Nearly 60 representatives from at least 43 different agencies were present. Erik Solheim, UN Environment Executive Director, gave a strong statement in support of GAHP, while Daniel Calleja, Director General, the Environment Directorate of the European Commission, expressed a desire to hear country requests for assistance.

The meeting also presented the global impact of the report from The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, which has reached more than 2 billion people worldwide. Read a summary of the meeting here.

Learn more:

  • In a release about UNEA3, UN Environment’s Erik Solheim stated that all the complex global processes “boil down to one simple message: we must take care of people and planet.”

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