Our Conference “Collaborating to face future One Health challenges in Europe” starts today!
We welcome all participants from across Europe and globally for this exciting hybrid event in Brussels hosted at the Museum of Natural Sciences. Our three-day event includes the following themes:
Day One: “One Health in Europe.”
The first discussion session will include an introduction to the One Health EJP and the Societal impact of One Health issues, focusing on education. In our second session we will focus on One Health in Europe: from theory to practice. Whilst our final session will examine the impact of the One Health EJP in Europe and more globally.
We intend to highlight the scientific impact of our Consortium to explain how our outputs and outcomes align with the needs of our stakeholders.
Day Two: “One Health in Practice” and “Beyond Classic One Health.”
For the first theme, we will discuss the work of the One Health EJP to tackle the global health issues of foodborne zoonoses, antimicrobial resistance and emerging threats. We will explain the One Health EJP contribution to the cross-sectoral harmonisation of One Health activities in Europe. Speakers from One Health EJP Joint Integrative and Joint Research Projects presenting the wider applications of their research. This section also includes an Introduction to JRC BREATH.
For the second theme, we look forward to a roundtable discussion on “Concerns of civil society and consumers” with European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), FAO, SafeConsume & BEUC – The European Consumer Organisation. We will then welcome Biodiversa+ to discuss the role of nature-based solutions in One Health.
Day Three: “The Future.”
Our first session will be a roundtable discussion on the environment, social sciences, and the private sector involvement in One Health to be given by representatives from the European Environment Agency, ONE HEALTH COMMISSION, AnimalhealthEurope and the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe. This will generate some thought-provoking debate!
We also welcome EU Agency representatives from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), European Environment Agency (EEA) & European Medicines Agency (EMA) to discuss their One Health trajectories. The veterinary aspects of One Health will be shared by the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
In our final session, we will consider the “What is the Future of the One Health EJP?” and how we can ensure the legacy of our work.
We hope you will be joining us, either in-person or online, for this impactful and memorable event.
Please see more information in the conference agenda available on our website.