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Workshop 5 Sustainable Development Goals: The role of industries in the global increase of chronic diseases such as cancers, heart diseases, and diabetes (1 June 2018)

Wanneer:vr 01-06-2018 12:30 - 18:00
Waar:Norman Building , Groningen, the Netherlands
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The Department of Transboundary Legal Studies of the University of Groningen cordially invites you to participate in our third International Law for the Sustainable Development Goals Workshop .

Workshop 5: The role of industries in the global increase of chronic diseases such as cancers, heart diseases, and diabetes: Multidisciplinary perspectives on cross-sector and multi-stakeholder collaboration to support sustainable health outcomes in line with the SDGs 1 June

Please find the Invitation (PDF) and concept note (PDF) here. Participation is free of charge, to register please send an email to esnlt@rug.nl and put "Registration Workshop 5 (1 June)" in the headline. NB: Spaces are limited; registrations are accepted on a first come first serve basis.

The workshop is organized as part of a larger conference on Law and Noncommunicable Diseases. See the website for the abstract guidelines and registration.

12.30-18.00 1 June 2018, Norman Building , Groningen, the Netherlands

12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-13.35

Welcome by Global Health Law Groningen Academic Director, Prof. Brigit Toebes

Session 1: Academic perspectives on the appropriate level of engagement between public and private entities

Moderator: Marlies Hesselman, LLM
13.35-13.40 Brief introduction by the organizers on the main objectives
13.40-14.00

Prof. Brigit Toebes on business and human rights as applied to non-communicable diseases

14.00-14.20 Dr. Andreas Schmidt (University of Groningen) on the role of private companies in disease prevention and treatment from an ethical perspective
14.20-14.40 Lottie Lane, LLM ( University of Groningen ) on the role of State and private actors in relation to health and human rights from a governance perspective
14.40-15.15 Q&A
15.15-15.30

Coffee break

Session 2: Perspectives from communities of practice on the appropriate level of engagement between public and private entities

Moderator: Dr. Marie Elske Gispen

15.30-15.45 Discussant on tobacco: Laura Houtenbos (senior policy advisor at the Dutch Cancer Society)
15.45-16.00 Discussant on pharmaceuticals: Dr. Christine Gispen-de Wied (Medicines Evaluation Board of the Netherlands/co-founder Regulatory Science Network Netherlands)
16.00-16.15 Discussant on food & beverage: Carolien Martens (relations manager public affairs at the Dutch Heart Foundation)
16.15-17.00 Focused discussion (20 min Q&A/ 25 min focused on the primary research question and to propose a concrete outcome)
17.00-18.00 Drinks