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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GLOPAN commits to the Nutrition Decade The Global Panel’s strength is in its foundation – as an independent group of influential experts with a commitment to tackling global challenges in food and nutrition security. Due to the…
2018 Global Nutrition Report: Shining a light to spur action on nutrition The 2018 Global Nutrition Report shares insights into the current state of global nutrition, highlighting the unacceptably high burden of malnutrition in the world. It identifies areas where progress…
Transforming the food system to fight non-communicable diseases Malnutrition and unhealthy diets are important risk factors for non-communicable diseases. Francesco Branca and colleagues call for changes in both what and how food is produced, marketed, and…
The Global Syndemic of Obesity, Undernutrition, and Climate Change: The Lancet Commission report Malnutrition in all its forms, including obesity, undernutrition, and other dietary risks, is the leading cause of poor health globally. In the near future, the health effects of climate change will…
IAEA’s Nutritional and Health-Related Environmental Studies Newsletter – January 2019 edition The 9th Nutritional & Health-related Environmental Studies Newsletter features the following articles. Meeting outcomes International Symposium on Understanding the Double Burden of…