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Recommendations for the Development of Children’s Health and the Environment Indicators in North America

June 2, 2003 17 pages

Recommendations for the Development of Children’s Health and the Environment Indicators in North America

June 2, 2003 17 pages

Description

This document summarizes the results of Phase I of an ongoing initiative to develop a set of indicators of children’s health and the environment in North America. This initiative was launched by the CEC Council with its adoption of the Cooperative Agenda for Children’s Health and the Environment in North America through Council Resolution 02-06.

Item 4.2 of the in order to “provide decision-makers and the public with periodic, understandable information on the status of key parameters related to children’s health and the environment in North America as a means of measuring and promoting change.” The project also responds to commitments made at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, South Africa, and contributes to the World Health Organization’s initiative to promote the development of indicators of children’s health and the environment worldwide.

Additional Information

Document Type: Background paper
Theme: Pollutants