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The Congress FOOD 2030: Towards sustainable agri-food systems

05/09/2018 - 5-6 September 2018 University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany The Congress FOOD 2030: Towards sustainable agri-food systems is one of the major events to mark the 200th anniversary of the [...]

Third United Nations High-level Meeting on NCDs

27/09/2018 - 27 September 2018, 09:00 – 17:00 UTC, UN Headquarters, New York (USA) In September, the United Nations General Assembly is staging the third High-level Meeting on the prevention and [...]

International Forum on Food and Nutrition

28/09/2018 - 28 September 2018,  Barnard College - Columbia University, New York City (USA) The global food system faces unprecedented challenges. Today, in the world 815 million people are starving [...]

45th Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS)

15/10/2018 - 15-20 October 2018, FAO, Rome, Italy The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is the foremost inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for all stakeholders to work together to ensure [...]

World Food Day 2018 - Zero Hunger

16/10/2018 - World Food Day 2018 will mark the 73rd anniversary of FAO’s founding. One of the most celebrated days in the UN calendar, events organized by FAO country offices, governments, local [...]

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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UNSCN Quarterly Update - Issue 2, 2018 The second issue of the UNSCN Quarterly Update for 2018 provides the latest updates on the UNSCN members, our work to foster cross-sectoral dialogue on nutrition, UNSCN’s efforts to raise the…
UNSCN Brief “Non-communicable diseases, diets and nutrition” Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are now the leading cause of mortality worldwide; they are responsible for 70% of global deaths; equivalent to 40 million people. The health and economic repercussions…