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GAHP Efforts Increase Pollution’s Visibility to G20 Leaders

In 2020, GAHP forged connections with G20 engagement groups to put the topic of pollution and health on an expanding array of global agendas. The results of these engagements are promising. The latest evidence of this can be seen in the recommendations of the Saudi-lead T20 team to G20 leaders, just released at the G20 […]

Global Lead Panel Discussion + Q&A in English and Spanish, with GAHP, WHO/OMS, UNEP/PNUMA, UNICEF, MERCOSUR, Pure Earth, Clarios and more

  On October 28, experts from GAHP, WHO/OMS, UNEP/PNUMA, UNICEF, MERCOSUR, Pure Earth, the governments of Ghana, Uruguay and Peru, Clarios and more gathered to discuss the urgent need to respond to the global lead poisoning crisis. Two different panels were assembled for the discussion and Q&A, which took place in English and Spanish. Both panels […]

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GAHP-Hosted Panel Discussion At C20 Summit

EVENT: GAHP-hosted Panel Discussion at the C20 (Civil Society 20) Summit: Reducing Pollution and its Impacts on Health and Climate Change: A Vital Part of the G20’s Safeguarding the Planet Agenda Friday October 9 2020 7:30am to 9 am EST/13:30 to 15:00 Central European time. Panelists will present key data on pollution and discuss how […]

Continuing G20 Outreach

    As the world deals with the global pandemic, GAHP has continued active outreach work attending C20 and T20 virtual meetings and participating in various working groups to advocate for measures that address pollution and health. C20 for G20 As part of C20, the Civil Society Engagement Group to the G20, GAHP is helping […]

Responding To Funding Calls For Air Pollution

The GAHP team, together with partners in Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, Sweden and the U.S., successfully submitted three grants to USAID and the U.S. Department of State. It is notable that these funding calls are specific to air pollution, which suggest the success of our combined efforts to bring pollution to the forefront of global issues […]

GAHP at T20

On May 13, 2020, GAHP’s Acting Executive Director Rachael Kupka attended the T20 Webinar “Coronavirus and Climate: Converging Global Crises” to share GAHP’s policy brief on pollution-related diseases and COVID-19. GAHP is a member of the T20 Task Force 2 on Climate Change and Environment. The event brought together researchers and experts from institutes, universities […]

Making Connections At G20, T20, C20, U20 and more

GAHP has been busy behind-the-scenes working to bring more global attention to, and influence policy on, pollution. To that end, we have been forging crucial connections with think tanks, cities and other key G20 engagement groups to put the topic of pollution and health on an expanding array of global agendas. While the current COVID-19 […]

USAID Expands Pollution Prevention Efforts

On February 6, USAID issued a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) seeking opportunities to collaborate on pollution prevention and mitigation. This is the first time they have issued such a BAA regarding pollution. It represents a welcome change signaling the success of our combined efforts to bring pollution to the forefront of global issues that need […]

GAHP Report Renews Global Attention With Ranking of Pollution Deaths

“The report reminds us all that pollution is a global crisis. It does not matter where you live. Pollution will find you.” — Rachael Kupka, Acting Executive Director, GAHP. GAHP released a new report, “Pollution and Health Metrics: Global, Regional and Country Analysis,” in December 2019 that renewed global interest in the pollution crisis by […]

GAHP Attends T20 to Help Shape Recommendations for G20

In January, GAHP Acting Executive Director Rachael Kupka and GAHP board member Hossam Abou Zeid joined a global gathering of think tanks at Think20 or T20 in Saudi Arabia to help ensure recommendations provided to G20 members address pollution and health. The meeting opened with Sherpa H.E. Fahad Almubarak outlining objectives. Safeguarding the planet was […]

Partnering to Solve Pollution Problems

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