UN conference results

Global Health

From 30 August to 1 September the UN was in town for their 63rd annual meeting with NGOs. Two thousand delegates from 70 countries and over 300 NGOs participated.

Highlights included:

  • The conference declaration calling for the world to put health and well-being before profits and military expenditure
  • A call from the floor for a debt freeze for Pakistan – supported by acclaim by the delegates
  • Four roundtables, 55 workshops, dozens of releases from NGOs
  • Hundreds of tweets making a million impressions.

Our media site for the conference at http://makinghealthglobal.com.au/media has all the conference releases, photos, webcasts and more.

The Science in Public team created and coordinated the media program in collaboration with the UN  DPI media team. We were supported by many volunteers and NGOs.