The 67th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe, held in Budapest, Hungary, 11–14 September 2017 brought together the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region as well as partner organizations.
EuroHealthNet presented statements on ‘Roadmap to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, building on Health 2020 -the European policy for health and well-being’ (agenda item 5a) as well as on the 'outcomes of the Sixth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health' (agenda item 5b).
A written statement covering both agenda items (.pdf) stresses that a 'determinants approach' to health, is the best way to link public health and the sustainability agenda. It covers active mobilisation of other sectors, achieving a participatory society, guidance on the commercial determinants of health, and Strengthening public health and health promotion institutions
Oral statements on Item 5a and 5b are also available.