The mayors and senior political representatives of European cities gathered at the 2008 International Healthy Cities Conference in Zagreb, 20 years after the initiative was launched, in the same city.

The conference began with a video overview of these 20 years, recalling some of the key issues impacting on urban health: social change; conflict; environmental change; communication development; inequity; urbanization; globalization; the Rio Declaration; EU expansion; Health 21. 

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