Since its establishment the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) has manifested a keen interest in the environment and its relation to neurological diseases. Thus, in 2007 the WFN renamed the "Neurotoxicological Research Group" to "Environmental Neurology Research Group". In this short article, we review some recent events which illustrate the WFN involvement in Environmental Neurology as well its concerns about global health matters involving environmental issues. (C) 2019 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.