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31 October 2023
WHO Headquarters
Europe/Zurich timezone

Date: 31st October, 2023, 10:00 AM  

Venue Address: Headquarters of the World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, Geneva

Meeting room: Salle U1

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  • Introductions: All (15’)
  • WHO initiative to Make Listening Safe: an introduction. Dr Shelly Chadha, WHO (20’)
  • Broadening stakeholder outreach. Tatjana Sachse, GVGC (10’)
  • Comments on the WHO-ITU “zero draft” on safe listening in gaming and esports (30’)
    • Feasibility of the proposals
    • How can we continue to engage constructively?
  • Next steps & timeline (including input on terminology) (10’)


WHO Contact: Dr. Shelly Chadha, Technical Lead Ear and Hearing Care chadhas@who.int  


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WHO Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland
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