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UNSCN News 43 - Advancing equity, equality and non-discrimination in food systems: Pathways to reform

01/09/2018 - 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, [...]

Guidance Notes on Integration of Nutrition in the UN Development Framework and in Humanitarian Situations

22/08/2018 - Bridging the humanitarian-development divide is a vital necessity for combatting malnutrition and sustaining good nutrition outcomes in today’s world. According to the 2017 SOFI report, of the [...]

La nutrition dans un monde globalisé

22/08/2018 - 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 [...]

Nutrition Exchange, Issue 10

30/07/2018 - Nutrition Exchange has reached a milestone with its tenth edition! Issue 10 features original articles by frontline practitioners working at country level [...]

IAEA’s Nutritional and Health-Related Environmental Studies Newsletter - August 2018 edition

24/07/2018 - The No 8. edition of IAEA’s Nutritional and Health-Related Environmental Studies Newsletter  features the following articles. Meeting outcomes New Technical Cooperation Projects to [...]

UNSCN Quarterly Update - Issue 2, 2018

13/07/2018 - The second issue of the UNSCN Quarterly Update for 2018 provides the latest updates on the UNSCN members, our work to foster cross-sectoral dialogue on nutrition, UNSCN’s efforts to raise the [...]

A Child Rights-Based Approach to Food Marketing: A Guide for Policy Makers

21/06/2018 - Evidence gathered over the past 20 years indicates that marketing of unhealthy food is a key contributor to the growing rates of child overweight. New marketing channels, ever-evolving techniques, and [...]

UNICEF First Food Series for Young Children - A Video Series on Complementary Feeding

24/05/2018 - These series of videos cover the best practices of when, what and how to feed the first foods to young children aged 6–23 months. Using real home feeding situations in Kenya, [...]

Field Exchange - Issue 57

16/04/2018 - This is a general issue that features, for the second year running, a special section that shares key outputs of Action Against Hunger’s Research for Nutrition Conference held in November 2017. [...]

UNSCN Quarterly Update - Issue 1, 2018

27/03/2018 - The UNSCN Quarterly Update - Issue 1, 2018 edition provides the latest updates on the UNSCN members, our work to foster cross-sectoral dialogue on nutrition, UNSCN’s efforts to raise the [...]

UNSCN Formal Report to ECOSOC - 2018

01/03/2018 - In April 2017, UNSCN's annual reporting lines to ECOSOC were re-established. As a result, UNSCN submitted a report to the 2018 ECOSOC session in February 2018. This action re-affirms [...]

HarvestPlus commits to the Nutrition Decade

26/02/2018 - HarvestPlus is deeply committed under the Nutrition Decade to working with partners to meet the bigger goal of diversifying diets. For HarvestPlus, this commitment means leveraging this decade to [...]

UNSCN commits to the Nutrition Decade

15/02/2018 - UNGA Resolution 70/259 declared on 1 April 2016 called on UNSCN’s coordinating function to support the implementation of the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition (2016-2025). From the start, UNSCN [...]

FAO Technical Note: Trade and Nutrition

13/02/2018 - The relationship between trade, food security and nutrition is attracting growing attention within the trade and development agendas. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) cite trade as an [...]

IAEA's Seventh Newsletter of Nutritional & Health-Related Environmental Studies Section

17/01/2018 - IAEA’s seventh Newsletter of the Nutritional & Health-Related Environmental Studies Section is now available, featuring their activities from the second half of 2017. For example, you will [...]

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Healthy Urban Childhoods Uppsala Health Summit is a recurring international policy arena for dialogue on challenges for health and healthcare, and how we can overcome them. In 2019, the discussion will be on Healthy Urban…

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