About the Conference
The Environment – A Platform for Health

Since 1989 health and environmental problems became a major priority, Central and Eastern European (CEE) Countries are still facing with. During the above mentioned period, many resources were allocated to increase the knowledge and expertise transfer from USA to CEE, networking across the region, and establish a common language interface in the area. 
The main goal of the Central and Eastern Europe Conference on Health and the Environment (CEECHE) is to explore, promote, support and provide the resources to representative individuals across Central and Eastern Europe with a focus on health and environment in terms of a continuous USA effort to increase expertise in the region.

Main objectives of the Central & Eastern Europe Conference on Health and the Environment

Strengthen the relation between USA and CEE specialists in the field of health and environment;
Exchange knowledge and expertise between USA and CEE specialists on risk assessment, communication/management with an emphasis on risk assessment, decision making process, remediation technologies, and technology transfer, including some specific topics such as children’s health, unique methodologies, and common language/communication;
Establish contacts of a critical mass of specialists for future opportunities to increase knowledge, expertise transfer and networking across CEE and interfaced to USA in the field of health and environment.

Themes of the Conference


    1.1.   Responsible mining

    1.2.   Site remediation and thermal treatment

    1.3.   Water quality management

    1.4.   Risk management

    1.5.   Risk assessment

    1.6.   Soil contamination

    1.7.   Environmental and risk management issues

    1.8.   Nanotechnology and the environment

    1.9.   Regional case studies: Black/Caspian Sea, Balkans, Middle East


2. Environmental health

    2.1.   Methods, approaches, and outcomes in environmental epidemiology

    2.2.   Advances in human biomarkers; human biomonitoring programs

    2.3.   Omics technologies and risk assessment

    2.4.   Environment and neurodevelopmental toxicity

    2.5.   Health and safety

    2.6.   Children’s environmental health

    2.7.   The future of public health

    2.8.   Environmental genetics and biomarkers of exposure, effect and susceptibility

    2.9.   Air pollution and health

    2.10.  Emerging pollutants

    2.11.  Global health in the 21th Century


3. Military conflicts

    3.1.  International law on environmental protection during armed conflicts

    3.2.  Military vs. environmental security

    3.3.  Security, energy and environmental changes at the beginning of 21st century

    3.4.  The geopolitics of military (In) security and environmental issues

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