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Guidance Note on Integration of Nutrition in the United Nations Development Assistance Framework

01/01/2018 - The purpose of this Guidance Note is to assist United Nation Country Teams (UNCTs) with the integration of nutrition into the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF), using a [...]

Strengthening Food-based Approaches To Reduce Iron Deficiency

05/12/2017 - 5 December 2017, 8:00-9:30 a.m. EST | 14:00 CEST | 17:30 IST Iron deficiency is one of the primary causes of anemia, a condition that affects over 1.5 billion people globally. Policymakers who want [...]

UNICEF commits to the Nutrition Decade

05/12/2017 - UNICEF is committed to support the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition through the implementation of its Strategic Plan 2018-2021. The Strategic Plan reflects UNICEF’s new ambition for Maternal and [...]

Fall 2017 - UNSCN Quarterly Newsletter

05/12/2017 - The UNSCN Quarterly Newsletter Fall 2017 edition provides the latest updates on the UNSCN members, our work to foster cross-sectoral dialogue on nutrition, UNSCN’s efforts to raise the profile [...]

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World Report

04/12/2017 - The 2017 edition of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) report highlights that, after steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is again on the rise, affecting 815 [...]

Healthy diets for all: A key to meeting the SDGs - Global Panel Policy Brief No. 10

20/11/2017 - The policy brief "Healthy diets for all: A key to meeting the SDGs" is a call to action for policymakers at all levels to recognise the central role of high-quality diets and nutrition in [...]

SISN webinar - Why Invest in IR?

08/11/2017 - 28 November 2017, 11am – 12pm EST Join an expert panel of speakers chaired by Dr Gretel Pelto, Graduate Professor, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, to discuss the [...]

Global Nutrition Report 2017 - Nourishing the SDGs

04/11/2017 - A better nourished world is a better world. Yet the 2017 Global Nutrition Report shows that, despite the significant steps the world has taken towards improving nutrition and associated health burdens [...]

IFPRI Seminar: Climate resilience, sustainable food systems and healthy diets: Can we have it all?

17/10/2017 - Tuesday, October 31, 2017 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm (EDT) IFPRI  | 1201 Eye St. NW  | 12th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005 The upcoming COP23 will focus attention on how to achieve the [...]

WHO commits to the Nutrition Decade

12/10/2017 - The WHO’s commitment to the Nutrition Decade is based on the WHO Ambition and Action in Nutrition 2016-2025. This innovative strategy aims to define the unique value of WHO for advancing [...]

OCHA commits to the Nutrition Decade

12/10/2017 - As a convener and global leader in humanitarian response and coordination, OCHA proudly commits to the Decade of Action on Nutrition. Working through its five core functions of coordination, [...]

UNSCN Discussion Paper - Schools as a System to Improve Nutrition

05/10/2017 - Given the changing circumstances in the nutrition landscape, there is a need to reassess and reiterate the role of the schools in improving health and nutritional status of children. This discussion [...]

The World Food Crisis: The Way Out

01/10/2017 - The 2017 edition of the Right to Food and Nutrition Watch marks the tenth anniversary of the publication by taking stock of the past decade and looking into the challenges and opportunities [...]

HLPE Report #12 - Nutrition and Food Systems

26/09/2017 - At its 42nd session in October 2015, the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) requested the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) to prepare a report on Nutrition and [...]

UNSCN Discussion Paper - Sustainable Diets for Healthy People and a Healthy Planet

15/09/2017 - Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing all nations today leading to not only environmental but also economic and social consequences. It has increased the risk of weather-related [...]

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Investment for Nutrition, UNSCN-IFPRI Joint Policy Seminar Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 12:15 pm to 2:00 pm (EST)IFPRIWashington, DC  Today, nearly 1 in 3 persons globally suffers from at least one form of malnutrition – undernutrition,…

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