Visiting secretary general of International Union of Air Pollution Prevention and Environmental Protection Associations (IUAPPA) has invited Tehran Mayor Mohammad Ali Afshani mayor to attend the WHO’s First Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health in Geneva.
Richard Mills made the remarks in a Sadreddin Alipour, the head of the center for environmental management and sustainable development of Tehran Municipality in Tehran.
The Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health, 30 October - 1 November 2018 will be organized at WHO Headquarters in Geneva, in collaboration with UN Environment, World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the Secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). WHO is currently in the process of sending invitations.
IUAPPA is an international federation of civil society organisations concerned with air pollution.
IUAPPA, founded 1964 at the urging of the US Air Pollution Control Association, has 40 national organisations such as; the United States (Air and Waste Management Association), Germany (Verein Deutscher Ingenieure) and Japan (Japan Environmental Management Association for Industry) and has networks and representatives in most others countries. The Foundation is seen as one milestone in the "Ecological Revolution" in and around 1970.