“Urban Open Spaces: enabling activities to maximise positive impacts on environmental sustainability, health and equity”
On 10th October 2019, the Institute of Health Equity (IHE) at University College London (UCL) hosted a policy roundtable dialogue in the context of the EU funded Horizon 2020 research project INHERIT (2016-2019). This roundtable discussion focussed on how urban spaces can be used to maximise positive impacts on health, equity and environmental sustainability i.e. the ‘triple-win’ aims of the INHERIT project. The policy roundtable was a joint initiative between the IHE, the UK Faculty of Public Health (FPH) and the INHERIT project.
“FUTURE FOR ALL: Fostering policy interventions for healthier and more sustainable diets for all”
On 6 May 2019, the conference “Food for Thought: For Healthier and More Sustainable Food for all” was held at the Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE-IUL), in Lisbon, Portugal. It was organised by the INHERIT project team, the ISCTE-IUL Master’s Degree in Social Psychology in Health and the ISCTE- IUL Sustainability Group.
“Health in our urban policies – How healthy are our cities?”
On 1st of October 2019, in the premises of the Academy of Science and Arts of the Republic of North Macedonia (MANU), a high-level roundtable organised under the umbrella and support of the EU-funded INHERIT project brought together over 20 policymakers at central and local level, urban planners and architects, health professionals, university representatives, non-governmental and international organizations as well as representatives of disabled groups of citizens. Participants gathered to discuss the current environment and health status of urban policies…
Sustainable Business in 2019: An Intersectoral Dialogue
On 25 June 2019, EuroHealthNet and Philips co-hosted – in the context of the Horizon 2020 initiativeINHERIT – a roundtable with 18 representatives of leading businesses and senior European Commission officials, to discuss what is needed to address interlinked environmental, health and social challenges and move to greener, more circular and inclusive economies in line with the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable…
EU Green Week Policy Roundtable
“How can latest research findings contribute to addressing inter-connected societal challenges?”
On Thursday 16 May 2019, EU decision makers from across different sectors gathered to discuss how to bring about a more inter-sectoral approach to addressing inter-connected challenges. The meeting took place in the context of the Horizon 2020 INHERIT research project, which aims to contribute evidence and learnings on how to identify, implement and scale local policies and practices that simultaneously improve the environment and promote health and…