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Belfast Healthy Cities

Our vision is that Belfast is recognised globally
as a healthy, equitable and sustainable city

Healthy Cities 21st Century

WHO Healthy Cities Network Belfast Secretariat

Belfast Healthy Cities acted as Secretariat of the WHO European Healthy Cities Network from 2008-2018. The main functions of the role included:

  • Lead focal point for all communication and correspondence with WHO Healthy Cities and Healthy City/National Network Coordinators
  • Coordination of the designation process in Phase V and Phase VI
  • Development of support plans with new cities and new coordinators
  • Supporting the development, coordination and monitoring of the joint annual WHO European Healthy Cities Networks conference, sub networks and other committees or task groups, producing technical reports as appropriate.
  • Link and advisor between WHO expert advisors and WHO and Sub Network Lead Cities and provide support to develop and monitor sub networks
  • Administering and supporting the production of the Annual Reports of each city and national networks and Phase evaluation.
  • Supporting Advisory Committee meetings