On Campus Events Clinton To Participate in Environmental Forum

By Tracy Zupancis Hoya Staff Writer

Senator Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Christine Todd Whitman will be among the speakers at a forum focusing on Children’s Environmental Health Sept. 8 to 11 at the Georgetown University Conference Center.

The forum is closed to students.

The forum will consist of speeches, workshops and regional caucuses, with delegates from more than 50 nations attending. The delegates will formulate a joint declaration to present to world leaders.

Other speakers include the Canadian Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment Karen Redman and Dr. Philip Landrigan, a founder of the field of children’s environmental health. Surgeon General David Satcher spoke Saturday at the National Academy of Sciences as part of the forum.

The meeting is hosted by the Canadian Institute on Child Health and the Children’s Environmental Health Network, and sponsored by UNICEF, the United Nations Environmental Program, the Pan American Health Organization, the World Health Organization, Global Legislators Organized for a Balanced Environment, International Society of Doctors for the Environment and the International Network on Children’s Environmental Health Network.

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