European Union Presentation of the studies: ‘Health impact of 5G’ and ‘Environmental impacts of 5G’ (online event)

Safer Technology Aotearoa New Zealand

Over the last decades, novel wireless communication technologies, such as mobile telephones, cellular networks and Wi-Fi, have been developed at unparalleled speed. The forthcoming rollout of 5G technology across the EU is expected to bring new opportunities for citizens and businesses by enabling faster internet browsing, streaming and downloading, as well as by ensuring better connectivity. However, 5G, along with 3G and 4G, with which it will operate in parallel for several years, may also pose threats to human health. This event will present the results of two STOA studies, which take stock of our present understanding of the impacts of 5G on health and the environment.

PROGRAMME

10:00-10:15 – WELCOME and INTRODUCTION

Eva KAILI, MEP and STOA Chair

Michèle Rivasi, MEP and STOA Panel member

Ivo Hristov, MEP and STOA Panel member

10:15-10:30 – HEALTH IMPACT OF 5G

Fiorella Belpoggi, Ramazzini Institute, Bologna, Italy

10:30-10:45 – ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF 5G

Arno Thielens, Ghent University – imec, Ghent, Belgium

10:45-10:55 – PRESENTATION OF THE ESMH KNOWLEDGE MAP ON 5G

Julia Köberlein, Bernhard Scholz, Kontextlab, Munich, Germany

10:55-11:35 – DISCUSSANTS

Joachim Schüz, International Agency for Research on Cancer, WHO, France

Kurt Straif, Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Spain

Martin Vácha, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

11:35-11:45 – CLOSING REMARKS

Ivo Hristov, MEP and STOA Panel member

Michèle Rivasi, MEP and STOA Panel member

Moderator: Michel Salvator Israel, Medical University, Pleven, Bulgaria.

Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) Main Page Link

https://www.europarl.europa.eu/stoa/en/events/details/presentation-of-the-studies-health-impac/20210506EOT05461?

Power Point Presentation on Health impact of 5G

Power Point Presentation on Environmental Impact of 5G

Video of speakers presentations via European Union Parliament:

https://multimedia.europarl.europa.eu/en/panel-for-future-of-science-and-technology-presentation-of-studies-health-impact-of-5g-and-environme_20210531-1000-SPECIAL-STOA_vd

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