6th Global Forum Health Promotion
At the Very Heart of Sustainability
16-17 October 2016, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
It is the first time that the Global Forum on Health Promotion was organised outside of Geneva, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, PEI.
The big Civil Society gathering celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the Ottawa Charter and looked into the future of health promotion in the light of the Social Development Goals. Highlights of the event included a keynote speech by Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe, a video message from Ilona Kickbusch, Director of the Global Health Centre of the Graduate Institute in Geneva, a Roundtable session on Governance for Health and a session on Future leadership of Health Promotion. The activities were organised in Plenary sessions and concurrent workshops. The outcome document, the PEI Declaration was transmitted to the WHO 9th Global Conference on Health Promotion held in Shanghai, 21-24 November.