FAO/OMS/IOE/UNEP: Lancio del Gruppo di Esperti di Alto Livello “One Health”

Launch of One Health High-Level Expert Panel 

20 May 2021, Time: 9.00 (CEST)

Geneva/Rome – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) joins the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) to launch the One Health High-Level Panel.

The High-Level Panel, which is supported by the governments of France and Germany, held its inaugural meeting this week.
It will assess the health risks to humans, animals and the environment posed by the emergence of diseases and advise on long-term strategies to reduce the risk of zoonotic pandemics, while identifying research and data gaps.
What: Virtual media conference to launch One Health High-Level Expert Panel
• QU Dongyu, Director-General, FAO
• Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, WHO
• Inger Andersen, Executive Director, UNEP
• Monique Eloit, Director-General, OIE
• Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, France
• Heiko Mass, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Germany
When: 20 May 2021, 9:00 CET
The event will be broadcast live on WHO social media channels.