Violence and Injury Prevention

8th Milestones of a Global Campaign for Violence Prevention Meeting

Ottawa, Canada, 19-20 October 2017

The 8th Milestones meeting is being generously hosted on behalf of WHO by the Canadian Government and the Public Health Agency of Canada. The meeting theme is Translating Sustainable Development Goal violence prevention targets into national and local action. Please see link below for the draft agenda. For plenary sessions, simultaneous translation for French and Spanish will be offered.


The meeting will be held in Ottawa’s Shaw Convention Centre a striking, state-of-the-art convention centre in the city centre.

Draft Programme


Numerous hotels at a variety of price points are located within walking distance of the Shaw Convention Centre.

Participants must make their own accommodation arrangements, and you are urged to do so as soon as possible once you have received your formal invitation and conveyed your acceptance to WHO. Please be aware that Canada is celebrating its 150th year of Confederation in 2017 and hotels are likely to fill up fast. We look forward to seeing you at Milestones 8!

The meeting is strictly by invitation only, and places are limited. To receive a formal invitation, please register below.


For information on previous Milestones Meetings: