General Meeting Co-Chair Statement
Hosted by the Government of Switzerland in Geneva on 5 and 6 of November, 2018, the GCM/NCD General meeting brought together more than 300 Participants and 90 Member States represented. The two-day meeting discussed the results of the preliminary evaluation of the GCM/NCD in order to assess the progress made by the GCM/NCD and outline future strategic directions to enhance the GMC/NCD’s added value and continued relevance.
The General Meeting also built on the outcomes of the UN General Assembly Third High-level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of NCDs (UNGA HLM3), providing different stakeholder perspectives on how to facilitate the implementation of the high-level commitments and the WHO Thirteenth Global Programme of Work (GPW13).
The meeting concluded with a statement from the co-chairs of the meeting Switzerland and Sri Lanka which can be accessed here. A full report summarising the event and key outcomes will be shortly available.