Working Groups/Workshops Biosciences

EASAC - CCI (Climate Change Initiative) Climate Change and Health Workshop

The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC) will co-organise a workshop on climate change and health together with the Cyprus Institute as part of a Cyprus Government Initiative on climate change in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East region (EMME-CCI).

The aim of the workshop will be to bring together experts from countries across the Mediterranean and the Middle East to discuss outputs from the EMME-CCI Health Task Force as well as emerging issues for the global IAP project on climate change and health, sharing lessons for the region and developing advice for policy makers.

This workshop is by invitation only and will include experts identified by the EMME-CCI and nominated by selected IAP and EASAC member academies, and will be held by video conferencing on Thursday, May 6th 2021, 10:00 – 18:00 EEST.

Topics covered in the workshop will include the effects of extreme weather events, water shortage, food security, infectious diseases, air pollution and health issues of displaced populations, among others.

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