Relevant platforms

This section lists and describes briefly the key organizations specialised in bringing nutrition concerns to the policy table.

It also gives an overview of the selected global and regional networks, initiatives and organizations that are relevant to UNSCN.

Intergovernmental platforms and other fora

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The Committee on Food Security

16/10/2017 - The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) was set up in 1974 as an intergovernmental body to serve as a forum in the United Nations System for review and follow up of food security policies. In [...]

The Sustainable Food Systems Programme of the 10-YFP on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns

18/01/2017 - The Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) Programme of the 10-Year Framework for Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns (10YFP) is a multi-stakeholder initiative to accelerate the [...]

The World Public Health Nutrition Association

01/01/2017 - Professionals need to be trained, mentored and supported throughout their careers. The Association works to ensure professionals are aware of the environmental, social, political and economic impacts [...]

Scaling Up Nutrition Movement

20/09/2016 - The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) collaborative process that began in 2009 with the development of the Scale Up Nutrition Framework, has evolved into a Movement that is both stimulated and [...]

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Committee on World Food Security
Towards Voluntary Guidelines for Food systems and NutritionIn October 2016, at its forty-third plenary, the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) agreed on a strategy on nutrition aimed at stepping up the CFS’s contribution to the global fight against…
CFS OEWG on Nutrition Intersessional eventsTwo CFS Advancing Nutrition events were held in May 2017 as part of a series of events to “develop common understanding of issues and lay the basis for informed CFS policy convergence…
Nutrition Day and the 44th session of the Committee on World Food SecurityThe Committee on World Food Security (CFS) has been ramping up its focus on nutrition since 2015. The 44th session was a testament to those efforts with a full day focused solely on nutrition. This…