• National Network Kick Off Meeting in Croatia

          Apr '11

          The network kick-off in Zagreb, hosted by the Croatian Red Cross, was attended by a wide range of stakeholders, encompassing  governmental representatives (Croatian Public Health Institute, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and the Governmental Meteorological and Hydrological Service), as well as organisations and institutions active in humanitarian, health, economic and environmental areas (Energy and Environmental Protection Institute, Agency for Environmental Protection, Transition Towns, Association Our Beautiful, Medical University, School of Public Health Andrija Štampar, Healthy City, CROMETEO Association and the Croatian Chamber of Commerce). At the beginning, Marinko Metličić, network coordinator in Croatia, held a presentation of the project, introducing its objectives, goals and plans.. Following a discussion on project activities, Krešo Pandžić from the Governmental Meteorological and Hydrological Service, gave an overview on climate warming and projections for the future, addressing climate change through history, research on climate change, as well as projections for the future. This input was followed by a presentation of Andrea Barišin from the Croatian Public Health Institute, who discussed the influence of climate change on health, in particular in times of floods, heat waves and extreme colds. As follow up to the first gathering participants agreed to start dealing with the elaboration of joint network objectives and activities.

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