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Lisbon hosts the second edition of the International Healthy Workplaces Congress

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Autoridade para as Condições do Trabalho


The second International Healthy Workplaces Congress, hosted by our Portuguese focal point Autoridade para as Condições do Trabalho in collaboration with the Portuguese Laboratory for Healthy Working Environments (LABPATS) and the Lusófona University is taking place on16 May.

Building on the success of its inaugural edition, this second congress aims to serve as a place to exchange knowledge and discuss about the evolving landscape of work in a context of rapid societal and technological changes. 

One of the highlights of this year's edition is the presentation of the Portuguese Laboratory for Healthy Working Environments’ annual results. With a special emphasis on gender and the inter-generational workforce, these insights will shed light on key trends and areas for improvement in fostering healthy and inclusive workplaces.

The Congress will be accessible both online and in person at the Agostinho da Silva Auditorium, located at Lusófona University in Lisbon.


  • José Luís Pais Ribeiro, LABPATS
  • Manuela Faia Correia, LABPATS 
  • Margarida Gaspar de Matos 
  • Maria do Céu Machado, LABPATS 
  • Tania Gaspar, LABPATS 
  • Saul Jesus, LABPATS


  • Maria João Lourenço, Secretary General of the Ministry of Labour, Solidarity and Social Security 
  • Sara Falcão Casaca, President of the Economic and Social Council (CES)
  • Inês Jongenelen, Lusófona University/ EPCV/ SPIC 
  • Emília Telo, EU-OSHA/Authority for Labour Conditions 
  • Tania Gaspar, Portuguese Laboratory for Healthy Working Environments/LABPATS 
  • Marion Devaux, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  • Joaquim Pintado Nunes, International Labour Organization
  • João Areosa, LABPATS 
  • Vitor Ramos, President of the National Health Council (CNS)
  • Nuno Rodrigues, Director-General of Education and Science Statistics 
  • Order of Nurses, Eugénia Alentejo
  • Order of Nutritionists, Liliana Sousa (President) 
  • Portuguese Psychologists' Association, Cristina Pereira 
  • Portuguese Medical Association, João Redondo 
  • João Breda,  WHO Regional Office for Europe 
  • Maria João Jorge, General Secretariat of the Ministry of Labour, Solidarity and Social Security 
  • António Ortiz, Cascais City Council 
  • Sónia Pinote Bernardes, Lisbon Central Hospital Centre
  • Nuno Loureiro, Polytechnic Institute of Beja 
  • Rute Castanheiro, Association of Occupational Health and Safety Companies (AEST) 
  • Cristiana Morais, Safety and General Risk Management Service of the Instituto 
  • Miguel Arriaga, Directorate-General for Health