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Sustainable Developement Goals examined with local government and NHS

01 December 2016

The Environmental Audit Committee hears from a range of witnesses including Commonwealth Local Government Forum, NHS England, Public Health England and World Future Council as part of their inquiry into Sustainable Development Goals in the UK.

Witnesses

Tuesday 6 December 2016, Committee room 8, Palace of Westminster

At 10.15am

  • Dr Carl Wright, Secretary-General Emeritus, Commonwealth Local Government Forum
  • Dr David Pencheon, Director, Sustainable Development Unit for NHS England and Public Health England
  • Catherine Pearce, Director of Future Justice, World Future Council

Purpose of the session

This session will explore the role of local government, Public Health England and the NHS in helping to contribute towards the Goals. It will also seek comparative examples from Wales, Scotland and other countries on what they are doing to promote sustainability and implement the global goals.

Further information

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