News Archive

 
2014:

October 2014 (Updated)

COHAB poisition statement on negotiations at CBD COP12, Pyeongchang, South Korea

September 2014

CBD-WHO State of Knoeledge Review on Biodiversity and Human Health - draft online for peer review

 
2013:

November 2013 (Updated)

UK Training course 2014:

Reducing Risks: An Ecosystems Approach for Biodversity and Human Well-being

June 2013

Science - policy challenges for biodiversity, public health and urbanisation: examples from Belgium

 
 
2012:

September 2012

New CBD Secretariat webpage dedicated to Health and Biodiversity

July 2012

Course materials now on-line: "Reducing Risks: Biodiversity, land-use planning and human well-being"

 
2011:

November 2011

In memoriam: Paul R. Epstein M.D., M.P.H., 1944 - 2011

April 2011

World Health Day 2011

Conserving the world's living natural resources is essential in the fight against drug resistance

March 2011

100th International Women's Day

Biodiversity conservation can help to address health inequality and empower women

 
2010:

November 2010

"Reducing Risks" - training course on biodiversity, health and economic development in the U.K., to be held at Snowdonia National Park, Wales, February 2011

October 2010

COHAB Initiative Policy Briefs on Biodiversity and Global Health ahead of CBD COP10 in Nagoya

September 2010

COHAB Initiative Secretariat particiaptes in NCI worhshop on ecosystems and human health

September 2010

Biodiversity, Well-Being and Planning in Ireland

August 2010

Revised COHAB Initiative Strategy 2010 - 2015

June 2010

Biodiversity and non-communicable disease - future research projects.

April 2010

COHAB Secretariat Internships summer 2010.

February 2010

Course materials for the 2009 UK Biodiversity Duty training course are available on-line.

Copies of presentations, workshop notes and lecture summarries can be downloaded here..

 

2009:

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August.2009

International Society for Environmental Epidemiology conference, Dublin, 25 - 29 August 2009

The ISEE will hold its 21st annual meeting this year at University College Dublin, Ireland.

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August.2009

U.K. Biodiversity Duty - October 2009 training Course on ecosystems, health and the economy

This year, the course is being organised in partnership with the COHAB Initiative Secretariat, Natural England and DEFRA, and will include particular focus on the importance of biodiversity to business development and economic security, public health and social welfare.

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July.2009
COHAB Initiative now on Facebook and Twitter

We have set up a COHAB Initiative page on social networking websites Facebook and Twitter. Our YouTube channel will go live later this year.

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May 2009

Development of "Biodversity for Health and Development" Training Toolkit for the CBD Secretariat

The COHAB Initiative Secretariat is working with the Secretariat of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity to develop a training toolkit on "Biodiversity for Health and Development" for heath practitioners concerned with issues in developing countries

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April.2009
IUCN's World Conservation magazine - special issue on Health and Environment

Issue 1, Vol. 39 of World Conservation focuses on the links between human health and the health of the global environment.

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February.2009
Biodiversity and Non-Communicable Diseases - request for information

The COHAB Initiative Secretariat is preparing a series of information notes on the relevance of biodiversity and ecosystem services to non-communicable diseases, and is seeking input from COHAB Partners and other organisations.

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February.2009

UPDATE: COHABnet on-line partner directory and discussion forums

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January.2009
COHAB Initiative Charter and Strategy 2009 - 2012

A draft Charter and Strategy for the period 2009 - 2012, to bring us to the 20th anniversary of the World Summit on Sustainable Development, is availble for consultation.

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2008:

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December.2008
Ecosystems, human health, and security

International forum on ecosystems and human security, summer 2009.

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June.2008
COHAB Initiative Strategy 2008 - 2010: Call for submissions

Submissions are invited on the preparation of the COHAB Initiative strategic programme for the period 2009 - 2010.

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June.2008
CBD Conference of Parties endorses partnership with COHAB Initiative, WHO

The 9th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity has called for continued collaboration with the COHAB Initiative, with WHO and other organisations on health related issues.

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April.2008
COHAB2 - DVD video now available

A DVD of the opening and closing plenary sessions of the COHAB 2 conference is now available from the COHAB Initiative Secretariat.

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April.2008
Biodiversity in SEA and HIA in Ireland

The COHAB Initiative Sceretariat is working in association with colleagues at the International Association for Impact Assessment, the Secretariat to the Convention on Biological Diversity and the World Health Organisation to prepare a set of guidance notes for the considerration of biodiversity within the framework of Strategic Environmental Assessment and Health Impact Assessment in the Republic of Ireland.

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March.2008
COHAB2 Conference presentations available on line

Statements and Powerpoint presentations given during the COHAB 2 Conference on Health and Biodiversity can now be downloaded from the conference website.

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January.2008
Conference on Health and Biodiversity, 2008
- Conference programme now on-line
The details of speakers and conference session outlines are available to download from the confereence website.

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January.2008
Business and Ecosystems

International Workshop, Galway, Ireland, 29th February 2008 - Click here for details.

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January.2008
Best Practice in Impact Assessment

International Workshop, Galway, Ireland, 29th February 2008 - Click here for details.

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January.2008
Indigenous Peoples' Nutrition and Natural Food Resources

International Workshop, Galway, Ireland, 29th February 2008 - Click here for details.

 

2007:

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November.2007
cohab2008 outline document updated on-line
Less than three months to go to the opening of the Second International Conference on Health and Biodiversity.

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September.2007
New cohab2008 brochure now available on-line

The cohab2008 conference brochure has been uploaded to the conference homepage.

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April.2007
New COHAB Initiative website launched

The COHAB Initiative Secretariat is pleased to announce the launch of its new website and on-line resource centre.

April.2007
Conference on Health and Biodiversity, 2008

The Second International Conference on Health and Biodiversity, will take place from Monday 25th to Thursday 28th February 2008 in Galway, Ireland.








 
 
 

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