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64th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

64th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe

September 15-18

Copenhagen, Denmark

Ministers and high-level representatives of the 53 Member States in the WHO European Region, and partner and civil-society organizations will take part in the session, to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark on 15–18 September 2014.

Key technical health issues on this year’s agenda include:

  • the first report on the implementation of Health 2020
  • the outcomes of conferences
  • a strategy for investing in children
  • an action plan on food and nutrition in the WHO European Region for 2015–2020
  • a regional action plan on vaccines for 2015–2020
  • WHO reform and its implications for the WHO Regional Office for Europe.
  • In addition, the Regional Committee will nominate the WHO Regional Director for Europe to serve a five-year term, as well as members of the WHO Executive Board and committees.

    The 4-day programme also includes 6 progress reports on: HIV/AIDS, alcohol use, injury prevention, the European environment and health process, child and adolescent health, and antibiotic resistance. These reports will provide updates on the implementation of resolutions agreed by the Regional Committee at previous sessions.

    Technical briefings and ministerial lunches will offer additional opportunities to discuss technical agenda items.

    The session will be webcast live, and there will be real-time coverage on Twitter, using the hashtag #RC64Copenhagen.

    Advance copies of documents

    Advance copies of working documents are being made available to help Member States prepare for the Regional Committee session. Final versions will be published the first week of August.

    Find more details about the event here.



    May 21
    3:48 pm UTC-4