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UNSCN commits to the Nutrition Decade

15/02/2018 - UNGA Resolution 70/259 declared on 1 April 2016 called on UNSCN’s coordinating function to support the implementation of the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition (2016-2025). From the start, UNSCN [...]

FAO Technical Note: Trade and Nutrition

13/02/2018 - The relationship between trade, food security and nutrition is attracting growing attention within the trade and development agendas. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) cite trade as an [...]

IAEA's Seventh Newsletter of Nutritional & Health-Related Environmental Studies Section

17/01/2018 - IAEA’s seventh Newsletter of the Nutritional & Health-Related Environmental Studies Section is now available, featuring their activities from the second half of 2017. For example, you will [...]

Guidance Note on Integration of Nutrition in the United Nations Development Assistance Framework

01/01/2018 - The purpose of this Guidance Note is to assist United Nation Country Teams (UNCTs) with the integration of nutrition into the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF), using a [...]

Strengthening Food-based Approaches To Reduce Iron Deficiency

05/12/2017 - 5 December 2017, 8:00-9:30 a.m. EST | 14:00 CEST | 17:30 IST Iron deficiency is one of the primary causes of anemia, a condition that affects over 1.5 billion people globally. Policymakers who want [...]

UNICEF commits to the Nutrition Decade

05/12/2017 - UNICEF is committed to support the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition through the implementation of its Strategic Plan 2018-2021. The Strategic Plan reflects UNICEF’s new ambition for Maternal and [...]

Fall 2017 - UNSCN Quarterly Newsletter

05/12/2017 - The UNSCN Quarterly Newsletter Fall 2017 edition provides the latest updates on the UNSCN members, our work to foster cross-sectoral dialogue on nutrition, UNSCN’s efforts to raise the profile [...]

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World Report

04/12/2017 - The 2017 edition of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) report highlights that, after steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is again on the rise, affecting 815 [...]

Healthy diets for all: A key to meeting the SDGs - Global Panel Policy Brief No. 10

20/11/2017 - The policy brief "Healthy diets for all: A key to meeting the SDGs" is a call to action for policymakers at all levels to recognise the central role of high-quality diets and nutrition in [...]

SISN webinar - Why Invest in IR?

08/11/2017 - 28 November 2017, 11am – 12pm EST Join an expert panel of speakers chaired by Dr Gretel Pelto, Graduate Professor, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, to discuss the [...]

Global Nutrition Report 2017 - Nourishing the SDGs

04/11/2017 - A better nourished world is a better world. Yet the 2017 Global Nutrition Report shows that, despite the significant steps the world has taken towards improving nutrition and associated health burdens [...]

IFPRI Seminar: Climate resilience, sustainable food systems and healthy diets: Can we have it all?

17/10/2017 - Tuesday, October 31, 2017 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm (EDT) IFPRI  | 1201 Eye St. NW  | 12th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005 The upcoming COP23 will focus attention on how to achieve the [...]

WHO commits to the Nutrition Decade

12/10/2017 - The WHO’s commitment to the Nutrition Decade is based on the WHO Ambition and Action in Nutrition 2016-2025. This innovative strategy aims to define the unique value of WHO for advancing [...]

OCHA commits to the Nutrition Decade

12/10/2017 - As a convener and global leader in humanitarian response and coordination, OCHA proudly commits to the Decade of Action on Nutrition. Working through its five core functions of coordination, [...]

UNSCN Discussion Paper - Schools as a System to Improve Nutrition

05/10/2017 - Given the changing circumstances in the nutrition landscape, there is a need to reassess and reiterate the role of the schools in improving health and nutritional status of children. This discussion [...]

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International Symposium on Understanding the Double Burden of Malnutrition for Effective Interventions 10–13 December 2018, IAEA Headquarters, Vienna (Austria) The double burden of malnutrition (DBM) affects at least a quarter of all countries worldwide, with low and middle income…

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