Presentations in Plenary 2023

Plenary Session 1: Setting the Stage

Plenary Session 2: Towards a European Green deal 2.0

Plenary Session 3: Navigating the Triple Crises: Biodiversity, Chemicals and Climate 

Plenary Session 4: Looking forward

Closing Plenary Discussion

Watch the closing discussion on actionable insights into policy approaches and communication strategies for driving change. Participating speakers:

Dr. Laura N. Vandenberg, Professor and Research Scientist, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Dr. Isaac Olufadewa, Founder and Executive Director, Slum and Rural Health Initiative, Nigeria
Luis Vayas, Ambassador, Ecuador, Vice President of the INC Bureau of the global legally binding instrument on plastic pollution
John Tumpane, Head of the Department of Environment at Formas
Dr. Kateřina Šebková, Director, RECETOX, Faculty of Sciene, Masaryk University

Plenary session 1: Setting the stage

  • Dr. Leonardo Trasande, JIM G. Hendrick MD Professor, Vice Chair for Research, NYU School of Medicine

  • Mr. Baskut Tuncak, JD, Director of the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute

  • Dr. Sharon McGuiness, Executive Director, European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Plenary Session 2: Towards a European Green deal 2.0

  • Anne-Sofie Bäckar, Executive Director, ChemSec

  • Dr. Pete Myers, Chief Scientist and Adjunct Professor of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University

  • Per Ängquist, Director General, Swedish Chemicals Agency

Plenary Session 3: Navigating the Triple Crises: Biodiversity, Chemicals and Climate

  • Dr. Sinaia Netanyahu, Program Manager, WHO Regional Office for Europe

  • Dr. Maria Cristina Zucca, Head of the Pollution and Health Unit, UNEP

  • Jytte Guteland, Member of Swedish Riksdag (S) and the European Parliament

Plenary session 4: Looking forward

  • Desmond Alugnoa, Africa Climate and Zero Waste Program Manager, GAIA and Co-founder of GAYO

  • Closing panel discussion at Uppsala Health Summit 2023: Chemical Pollution and One Health

  • Closing remarks by Prof. Johan Schnürer, Vice-Chancellor, Örebro University

Last modified: 2023-11-16