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4th session of the UN Environment Assembly

11/03/2019 - 8-15 March 2019, Nairobi, Kenya The United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme is the world’s highest-level decision-making body on the environment. [...]

3rd meeting in the Global Action Network on Sustainable Food from the Oceans and Inland Waters for Food Security and Nutrition

06/03/2019 - 6 March 2019Bergen, Norway This meeting is a follow up of the 1st meeting (5 July 2018) and the 2nd meeting (18 October 2018) where inputs were collected in order to develop a Mission [...]

4th International Congress Hidden Hunger "Hidden hunger and the transformation of food systems: How to combat the double burden of malnutrition?"

27/02/2019 - February 27 - March 1, 2019 University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart (Germany) The 4th Congress Hidden Hunger is a continuation of the successful, international event series "Congress Hidden [...]

IFPRI Policy Seminar "Transforming food systems to deliver healthy, sustainable diets: The view from the world’s science academies"

14/02/2019 - 14 February 201912:15 pm to 1:45 pm (EST)IFPRI  | 1201 Eye St. NW  | 12th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005 The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP), a global network of science academies, [...]

The First FAO/WHO/AU International Food Safety Conference

12/02/2019 - 12-13 February 2019 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia With an estimated 600 million cases of foodborne illnesses annually, unsafe food is a threat to human health and economies globally. Foodborne diseases in [...]

Establishment of the Global Action Network on Nutrition Labelling

06/02/2019 - One of the mechanisms to implement the commitments of the Nutrition Decade is the establishment of Action Networks. Following the first Global Action Network on Sustainable Food from the Ocean for [...]

2nd Global Conference on the One Planet: Sustainable Food Systems Programme

05/02/2019 - 5-7 FebruarySan Jose, Costa Rica The Sustainable Food Systems Programme of the UN One Planet network (10YFP) is a multi-stakeholder partnership with the aim to accelerate the shift towards [...]

Call for experts for the FAO/WHO Joint Expert Meetings on Nutrition (JEMNU) on nitrogen to protein conversion factors for soy- and milk-based ingredients used in infant formulas and follow-up formulas

05/02/2019 - The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Meetings on Nutrition (JEMNU) was established in 2012 to provide scientific advice to the committees of the Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme (i.e. Codex Alimentarius) or [...]

Promoting youth and women engagement and employment in food systems across the rural-urban continuum

04/02/2019 - 04 Feb 2019, 09:30 - 17:00 (CET)FAO HQ, Green RoomRome, Italy Over the next 15 years, it is estimated that about 1.6 billion people will reach working age in low and middle-income [...]

Investing in Breastfeeding in 2019

30/01/2019 - On 30 and 31 January 2019 join a Global Breastfeeding Collective Webinar in Support of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement to be held in English, French and Spanish. Breastfeeding benefits [...]

New Action Networks Announced

21/01/2019 - On 8 November 2018, the Ministry of Health of Brazil announced the launch of two new Action Networks in the Region of the Americas, in partnerships with the Ministries of Health of other countries, [...]

EAT-Lancet Commission Launch

17/01/2019 - Thursday, January 17, 201914:30 – 16:00The Aula, University of Oslo, Karl Johans Gate 47 Can we feed a future population of 10 billion people a healthy diet within planetary [...]

Tracking Nutrition Decade Commitments

07/01/2019 - Country commitments to the Nutrition Decade are included in an online repository and being tracked on regular basis by country self-assessments. We welcome you to follow progress [...]

When the City Does the Feeding: The Role of Local Governance in Urban Food Security

11/12/2018 - Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 3:30 - 5:00 pm EST hosted by the Center For Strategic & International Studies  For 25 years, the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte has been an unsung hero in the [...]

International Symposium on Understanding the Double Burden of Malnutrition for Effective Interventions

10/12/2018 - 10–13 December 2018, IAEA Headquarters, Vienna (Austria) The double burden of malnutrition (DBM) is characterized by the coexistence of undernutrition (stunting, wasting, vitamin and mineral [...]

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