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Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development – “New thinking for a better world”

23/01/2017 - Bonn, Germany 1–3 March 2017 A revolution is required in the way we think about international development if we are to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The Global [...]

Call for Applications - World Food System Summer School “Food Systems in Transition”

13/01/2017 - The ETH Zurich World Food System Center is pleased to announce the call for applications for this year’s: World Food System Summer School “Food Systems in Transition” to be [...]

Online discussions: Multistakeholder Partnerships to Finance and Improve Food Security and Nutrition in the Framework of the 2030 Agenda HLPE e-consultation on the Report’s scope, proposed by the HLPE Steering Committee

01/01/2017 - As part of the process of elaboration of the Report on Nutrition and food systems, the HLPE launched a consultation to seek inputs, suggestions, and comments on the V0 draft. The outcomes will be used [...]

Call for Contributions – UNSCN News

12/12/2016 - Deadline 10 February 2017  The 2017 issue of UNSCN NEWS will focus on the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition (2016–2025). Proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in April 2015, the Decade [...]

FAO/WHO International Symposium on Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets and Improved Nutrition

01/12/2016 - FAO Hearquarters – Rome 01-02 December 2016 The International Symposium offered policy makers and non-state actors with an opportunity to discuss policy models and programme approaches [...]

Sowing the seeds of nutrition through nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food systems

20/10/2016 - FAO Headquarters – Rome, 20 October 2016 Co-hosted by German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture and FAO, this event presented innovative ways to improve the nutritional impact of [...]

The UN Decade of Action on Nutrition 2016 – 2025 - Committee on World Food Security (CFS) expectations and opportunities for engagement

19/10/2016 - FAO Headquarters – Rome, 19 October 2016 The event provided members of the CFS with the latest information on the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition and offered an interactive platform for [...]

Ensuring nutritious diets in a climate constrained world

18/10/2016 - FAO Heaquarters – Rome, 18 October 2016 During CFS 43, UNSCN hosted the side event Ensuring nutritious diets in a climate constrained world to present examples of how we can safeguard our [...]

Working together to implement the outcomes of ICN2 Side Event - 71st UN General Assembly

15/09/2016 - September 20, 2016 11am – 1pm Conference Room 11, United Nations Headquarters. [...]

High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Side Event

26/07/2016 - On 19 July 2016, the Government of the Republic of Uganda and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany hosted a side-event at the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development with [...]

UNSCN Event: Trade and Nutrition: Opportunities and Risks

10/06/2016 - On 10 June 2016, Michel Mordasini, Chair of UNSCN and Vice-President of IFAD and Ambassador Amira Gornass, Chair of CFS hosted the UNSCN event on "Trade and Nutrition: Opportunities and Risks". More [...]

AREA CoP Webinar April 2016
Weekly Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation of Adolescents in India

12/04/2016 - According to the World Health Organization, Weekly Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation (WIFS) should be viewed as a key intervention to prevent anaemia. India’s Ministry of Health and Family [...]

FAO, WHO and UNICEF side event on “Investing in women’s nutrition for healthy, smart and more sustainable societies” - New York, 21 March 2016

21/03/2016 - FAO, WHO and UNICEF co-organised side event to highlight why good nutrition for all, and women in particular, is essential to achieve the SDGs. By showcasing specific examples of effective [...]

Webinar “The Global Nutrition Targets Tracking Tool: A Hands-On Briefing for Setting Your Anaemia Target”

24/02/2016 - In 2012, WHO Member States endorsed six Global Nutrition Targets for improving maternal, infant and young child nutrition. When translating these global targets into national targets, one needs to [...]

2nd International Conference on Global Food Security, 11-14 October 2015, New York, USA

11/10/2015 - By 2050 the world population will reach at least 9 billion people. At the same time, achieving global food security in an environmentally sustainable way remains one of the greatest challenges faced [...]

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