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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WHO Policy brief - Driving commitment for nutrition within the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition The United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition 2016-2025 (the Nutrition Decade) aims to trigger intensified action to end hunger and eradicate all forms of malnutrition worldwide, and ensure…
WUR short course on Food Systems for Healthy and Sustainable diets Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation is facilitating the next round of OKP and MENA fellowship applications (6 September - 16 October 2018) for 15 of its short courses for professionals in the…
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018 The publication highlights global progress towards ending hunger, and focuses on the importance of building climate resilience for food security and nutrition. The report provides an updated estimate…
UNSCN News 43 - Advancing equity, equality and non-discrimination in food systems: Pathways to reform Inherent barriers exist in food systems that prevent people from overcoming persistent and intergenerational malnutrition and poverty. To overcome these barriers and ensure that no one is left behind,…
La nutrition dans un monde globalisé Une bonne nutrition est un catalyseur essentiel de l’atteinte des Objectifs de développement durable (ODD) ; réciproquement, progresser vers nombre de ces objectifs permet de…