The event will start with opening remarks from Luisa Albores Gonzalez, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources (Mexico), Franz Tattenbach Capra, Minister of Environment and Energy (Costa Rica), and Sylvie Retailleau, Minister for Higher Education and Research (France).
Gaël Darren Maganga, virologist (Gabon), Andrea Chavez, Federal Deputy (Mexico), and Pham Duc Phuc, coordinator of the Vietnam One Health University Network (VOHUN), will address the specific issues of the three main forest basins on Earth: Congo, Amazon and Southeast Asia. Dr. Pham Duc Phuc will present topic: Deforestation & Prevention of Zoonotic Disease Emergence in South-East Asia.
A roundtable on the commitment of states in response to issues at the interface between sustainable management of ecosystems and their managing will follow. Salome Bukachi, medical anthropologist, member of the One Health High level Panel, is the rapporteur of the debates.
The session will be streamed online from 4.45 to 6.15 PM (UTC+1)