5 November 2018 – 6 November 2018 all-day
CICG (Centre International de Conférences Genève)

“The General Meeting of the Global Coordination Mechanism on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases (GCM/NCD) will provide an opportunity for the GCM/NCD Participants, including all Member States, UN Agencies, funds, programmes and organizations, as well as non-State actors (NGOs, academic institutions, philanthropic foundations and business associations) “to meet face-to-face to facilitate and enhance coordination of activities, multistakeholder engagement and action across sectors at all levels to promote implementation of the WHO Global NCD Action Plan 2013-2020 and meet the NCD (SDG 3,4) and the NCD-related targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

In addition, the General Meeting will discuss the results of the preliminary evaluation of the GCM/NCD in order to assess the progress made by the GCM/NCD and outline future strategic directions to enhance the GMC/NCD’s added value and continued relevance. The General Meeting will also build on the outcomes of the UN General Assembly Third High-level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of NCDs (UNGA HLM3) and provide different stakeholder perspectives on how to facilitate the implementation of the high-level commitments and the WHO Thirteenth Global Programme of Work (GPW13).

The General Meeting is mandated by the GCM/NCD terms of reference (Appendix 1, Annex3, A67/14 Add.1 8 May 2014). It will be co-organized by the Government of Switzerland and the World Health Organization (WHO).”

Source, further information, registration: WHO GCM/NCD website

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