• <h3>Creating Healthy Communities:Co-Production of Economics and Health Seminar 11 April</h3><p>Belfast Healthy Cities welcomed speakers Donal Rogan, Belfast City Council, Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Paddy Woods and Professor David Stuckler, Oxford University, pictured with Seminar Chair, John McMullan, Bryson Charitable Group and Belfast Healthy Cities Board of Directors.
  • <h3>KidsSpace March 2014 @Castlecourt, Belfast</h3><p>Belfast Lord Mayor, Councillor Máirtín Ó Muilleoir,Paul McMahon,CastleCourt and Tom Smith, Belfast City Centre Management helped Laura McDonald, Belfast Healthy Cities and some young participants launch this Saturday's event.<p>
  • <h3>Creating Healthy Communites:Active Travel Seminar 24 March</h3><p>Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy, MLA opened the seminar comparing Belfast with major European cities and aimed at sharing best international practice. Speakers included Alexander Karl Lehmann, Copenhagen and Andreas Hildebrandt.<p>
  • <h3>Creating Healthy Communites:Active Travel Seminar 24 March</h3><p>Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy, MLA opened the seminar comparing Belfast with major European cities and aimed at sharing best international practice.<p>
  • <h3>Creating Healthy Communities:Sustainable Food Seminar</h3><p>Belfast Healthy Cities hosted the Creating Healthy Communities:Sustainable Food seminar, welcoming speakers from Northern Ireland, the UK and the World Health Organization(WHO) Europe Healthy Cities of Corkand Rotterdam.<p>
  • <h3>Creating Healthy Communities:Sustainable Food Seminar</h3><p>Belfast Healthy Cities hosted the Creating Healthy Communities: Sustainable Food seminar, welcoming speakers from Northern Ireland, the UK and the World Health Organization (WHO) Europe Healthy Cities of Cork and Rotterdam.</p>
  • <h3>Healthy City Explorer Award</h3><p>The Healthy City Explorer Award will allow a health and well-being practitioner from Belfast to visit a European Healthy City to learn how they approach a particular health issue. Applications now open.</p>
  • <h3>Belfast Healthy Cities 25th Anniversary Awards</h3><p>Dr Agis Tsouros, Head of European Healthy Cities accepts Belfast's application to become a Phase VI Healthy City from Lord Mayor Councillor Máirtín Ó Muilleoir and Dr Eddie Rooney, PHA </p>
  • <h3>Belfast Healthy Cities 25th Anniversary Awards</h3><p>Claire Keatinge, Commissioner for Older People Northern Ireland and Joan Devlin, Belfast Healthy Cities. both award judges congratulate Denise Hayward and Billy Eagleson,Unlocking Potential Project Volunteer Now, winner of the Healthy Ageing category.</p>
  • <h3>Belfast Healthy Cities 25th Anniversary Awards</h3><p>Patricia Lewsley Mooney, Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People congratulates Maria Burke,Little Ligonielers, Ligoniel Improvement Association,Child Friendly Spaces category winner.</p>
  • <h3>Belfast Healthy Cities 25th Anniversary Awards</h3><p>Joint winner in Promoting Health Equity category, Healthy Hearts programme from West Belfast Partnership Board</p>
  • <h3>Belfast Healthy Cities 25th Anniversary Awards</h3><p>Joint winner in Promoting Health Equity category, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust Travellers Health Programme.<p>
  • <h3>Belfast Healthy Cities 25th Anniversary Awards </h3><p>Food Swop took first place in the Sustainable and Healthy Food Category at the event which took place at Belfast Harbour Office on Friday 29 November </p>
  • <h3>Belfast Healthy Cities 25th Anniversary Awards Judging Panel</h3><p><b>Dr Sinead Furey, Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland; Dr Bernadette Cullen,</b> Chair, Awards and Chair, Belfast Healthy Cities; <b>Patricia Lewsley Mooney NI Commissioner for Children and Young People;
  • <h3>Age Friendly Cities</h3><p> Age Friendly Cities - a Belfast Healthy Cities pilot project assessing how well outdoor spaces and parks work for older people, which will contribute to the Age Friendly Belfast action plan.<p>
  • <h3>Age Friendly Cities</h3><p>Age Friendly Cities - a Belfast Healthy Cities pilot project assessing how well outdoor spaces and parks work for older people, which will contribute to the Age Friendly Belfast action plan.<p>
  • <h3>Age Friendly Cities</h3><p>Age Friendly Cities - a Belfast Healthy Cities pilot project assessing how well outdoor spaces and parks work for older people, which will contribute to the Age Friendly Belfast action plan.<p>
  • <h3>Children and the Urban Environment</h3><p>A Belfast Healthy Cities programme with schools in North Belfast assessing how children use the natural and built environment in the city <p>
  • <h3>Children and the Urban Environment</h3><p>A Belfast Healthy Cities programme with schools in North Belfast assessing how children use the natural and built environment in the city <p>
  • <h3>Children and the Urban Environment</h3><p>A Belfast Healthy Cities programme with schools in North Belfast assessing how children use the natural and built environment in the city<p>
  • <h3>Belfast Healthy Cities 25th Anniversary Awards Launch</h3><p><b>Dr Sinead Furey, Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland; Dr Bernadette Cullen,</b> Chair, Awards and Chair, Belfast Healthy Cities; <b>Patricia Lewsley Mooney,</b> NI Commissioner for Children and Young People; <b>Pat Corker</b>, Northern Ireland Environment Agency, <b>Paddy Barnes</b>, Olympic Boxer and <b>Joan Devlin</b>, Chief Executive Belfast Healthy Cities  launch the awards which are open until Monday 28 October 2013.<p>
  • <h3>Kid's Space @Culture Night Belfast</h3><p>Storytelling engaged children of all ages and  encouraged them to use their imagination and share their ideas about how they would like the city to be.</p>
  • <h3>Romanian Study Visit</h3><p>Employers and Co-Ordinators from Romania were in Northern Ireland in May to share learning about workplace health. The programme which is a partnership between Belfast Healthy Cities and Romtens included visits to Derry Healthy Cities, Bryson Charitable Group and Titanic Belfast. <p>
  • <h3>25th Anniversary Lecture Series:Leadership and Governance for Health March 2013</h3><p>Jessica Allen UCL Inst.of Health Equity; Joan Devlin, Belfast Healthy Cities;Eddie Rooney, PHA; Dr Andrew McCormick Permanent Secretary DHSSPS; Professor Ilona Kickbusch, Global Health Programme, Graduate Inst.of International & Development Studies<p>
  • <h3>Transforming Inequalities in Health Workshop March 2013 </h3><p>At a workshop organised jointly with Ashton Community Trust, speakers included Eddie Rooney, PHA; Sue Ramsey MLA Chair of NI Assembly Health Committee; Dr Jonathan Stead, Connecting Communities; Joan Devlin, Belfast Healthy Cities; Irene Sherry, Ashton Community Trust; Hazel Stutely OBE, Connecting Communities; Jessica Allen UCL Inst.of Health Equity; Paul Roberts, Ashton Community Trust<p>
  • <h3>WHO Healthy Cities Healthy Ageing Sub Network Belfast 12-14 February 2013</h3><p>Belfast Healthy Cities was delighted to welcome the WHO European Healthy Cities Healthy Ageing Subnetwork to Belfast.Cities attending the meeting included subnetwork lead city Udine, Italy, Horsens, Denmark; Uppsala,Sweden: Ankara, Turkey; Izmir, Turkey; Brno, Czech Republic; Newcastle upon Tyne and Manchester.<p>
  • <h3>25th Anniversary Lecture Series:A Life Course Approach: Healthy and Active Ageing</h3><p>Lord Mayor of Belfast, Alderman Gavin Robinson welcomes Dr Manfred Huber,Coordinator, Healthy Ageing, Disability and Long-term Care,WHO Europe and Mayor of Udine,Italy Prof. Furio Honsell to Belfast. As well as contributing to the Healthy Cities Healthy Ageing Subnetwork, both visitors spoke at the lecture; A Life Course Approach: Healthy and Active Ageing<p>
  • <h3>Child Friendly Environments</h3><p>Marianne Jorgensen, Sandnes, Norway; Martina Anderson and Jonathan Bell,OFMDFM Junior Ministers;Cllr Niall O Donaghaile, Lord Mayor, Belfast;Joan Devlin, Director, Belfast Healthy Cities launch 'Shaping Healthier Neighbourhoods' and Kid's Square Reports at Belfast City Hall in February 2012.</p>
  • <h3>Belfast Healthy Cities 21st Anniversary Lecture</h3><p>Dr. Bernadette Cullen, Chair, Belfast Healthy Cities and Sir Michael Marmot, UCL Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health. Professor Marmot highlighted how poor health and health inequalities are primarily the result of social inequalities at a lecture entitled 'Closing the Gap in a Generation: A new global and local agenda for health equity' at Queen's University celebrating the 21st anniversary of the Belfast Healthy Cities partnership. </p>
  • <h3>A Guide for Political Representatives - Tackling Inequalities and Promoting Wellbeing</h3><p>Health Minister Edwin Poots, MLA and Environment Minister Alex Attwood, MLA launched a guide for political representatives- Tackling Inequalities and Promoting Wellbeing in June 2011. The publication provides an essential overview of how council services impact on health and wellbeing.</p>
  • <h3>WHO Europe Healthy Cities Health Equity Sub Network </h3><p>Members of the WHO European Region Health Equity Subnetwork who met in Belfast on Tuesday 24 + Wednesday 25 October 2012 with Belfast Healthy Cities staff Joan Devlin, Chief Executive; Ruth Fleming, Health and Wellbeing Manager and Laura McDonald, Health Development Officer.
  • <h3>Kids Space @Belfast City Hall</h3><p> Lord Mayor of Belfast Alderman Gavin Robinson launched Kids Space @ Halloween with Belfast Healthy Cities staff, Jonna Monaghan, Health and Wellbeing Manager Healthy Urban Environment Lead; Laura McDonald, Health Development Officer and two children who later took part in the event. The event which took place on October 30 + 31 was designed to demonstrate how space in the heart of the city centre can be made more child friendly</p>
  • <h3>25th Anniversary Lecture Series:Health Inequalities, New Policies for a New Era</h3><p> WHO Head of European Office for Investment for Health and Development, Erio Ziglio was key note speaker at the first lecture in the series 'Health Inequalities:New Policies for A New Era' which took place at Titanic Belfast on 25 October. His presentation'Health- A Major Resource and Asset' included information on the new WHO European Health Strategy- Health 2020.</p>
  • <h3>25th Anniversary Lecture Series:Health Inequalities, New Policies for a New Era</h3><p> Dr Eddie Rooney, Chief Executive, Public Health Agency who chaired the first lecture in the series, welcoming delegates to Titanic Belfast on 25 October.</p>
  • <h3>25th Anniversary Lecture Series:Health Inequalities, New Policies for a New Era  </h3><p>Professor Mike Kelly, Director of the Centre of Public Health, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence at Titanic Belfast on 25 October where he presented 'Tackling the Social Gradient: What Works?'. </p>
  • <h3>25th Anniversary Lecture Series:Creating Resilient Communities and Supportive Environments</h3><p>Jennie Popay, University of Lancaster; Laura Dosanjh, Young Foundation; Seamus Mullen, PHA; Paul Nolan, CRC;Brendan McDonnell, CENI; Dr Leslie Boydell, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust, (Chair of Panel).<p>
  • <h3>25th Anniversary Lecture Series:Investing in Children and Young People Pays Dividends. </h3><p>Dr Carolyn Harper, PHA;Dorothy Currie, University of St Andrews;Keynote Speaker: Professor Alan Dyson, University of Manchester and Chair Celine McStravick, NCB <p>
  • <h3>Leadership for the Common Good Masterclass Series</h3><p> Eighteen participants began a four part capacity building programme at NICVA, Belfast on 11 January 2013<p>
  • <h3>25th Anniversary Lecture Series:Planning and Regeneration, Sustainable and Healthy</h3><p>Maura Ahern, Belfast Healthy Cities. Speakers:Dr Russell Jones, Glasgow Healthy Cities;Chris Bailey, Westway Development Trust and Suzanne Wylie, Belfast City Council; Chair of Discussion Panel, John McMullan, Bryson Group; Dr Bernadette Cullen, Chair, Belfast Healthy Cities; Chair of Lecture: Dr John McPeake, Northern Ireland Housing Executive; Joan Devlin, CEO, Belfast Healthy Cities<p>
  • <h3>Stakeholder Engagement Event: The NI Strategy for Pharmaceutical Services in The Community</h3><p> Representatives from the Voluntary and Community Sector had their say on the proposed strategy at the event which was jointly organised with DHSSPS and Community Development and Health Network (CDHN) on 6 February. Sharon Bleakley, CDHN; Emer Morelli, DHSSPS; Cathy Harrison, DHSSPS;Mark Timoney DHSSPS; Norman Morrow DHSSPS; Ruth Fleming, Belfast Healthy Cities.<p>
  • <h3>WHO Healthy Cities Healthy Ageing Sub Network Meets in Belfast 12-14 February</h3><p>Belfast Healthy Cities is delighted to have welcomed the WHO European Healthy Cities Healthy Ageing Subnetwork to Belfast.Cities attending the meeting include subnetwork lead city Udine, Italy, Horsens, Denmark; Uppsala,Sweden: Ankara, Turkey; Izmir, Turkey; Brno, Czech Republic; Newcastle upon Tyne and Manchester.<p>