Conference statements

The conference statements and resolutions are the take-home messages from the European Conferences on health promoting schools including a proposal of steps to take to further strengthen school health promoting in the European region.


4th European Conference on Health Promoting Schools, 2013

[Odense Statement] The Odense Statement reaffirms the SHE network’s principles, values, aims and objectives. It describes what health promoting schools can offer and defines what they now need to make further progress. 

Read the Odense statement and see the full text in several translations: 
Our ABC for equity, education and health


3rd European Conference on Health Promoting Schools, 2009

[Vilnius Resolution] The 3rd European Conference on Health Promoting Schools: Better Schools through Health, was held 15-17 June in Vilnius, Lithuania. 

Read the Vilnius resolution: 
Better Schools through Health 


2nd European Conference on Health Promoting Schools, 2002

[The Egmond Agenda] The Egmond Agenda "A new tool to help establish and develop health promotion in schools and related sectors across Europe" is an outcome of the second conference of the European network of Health Promoting Schools (ENHPS). "Education & Health in Partnership: a European Conference on linking education with the promotion of health in schools". Egmond aan Zee, the Netherlands, 25-27 September 2002. 

Read more: 

Egmond Agenda: Education & health in partnership 


1nd European Conference on Health Promoting Schools, 1997

Resolution from the first conference of the European network of Health Promoting Schools (ENHPS) on Health Promoting Schools an investment in education, health and democracy. 

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Conference resolution for the 1st European Conference on HPS