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Resources are exclusively related to malnutrition in all its forms, at global level and using multi sector approach. Members are encouraged to upload relevant content (e.g interesting case studies of countries, lessons learned, benchmarking practices, policies and programmes). It will consist of documents dated 2010 onwards.

The UNSCN resources centre is a database of nutrition-related documents and materials. Here, you can retrieve food security and nutrition related documents and/or links that have recently been issued (from 2010 onwards). To access any document issued prior to 2010, please visit the archive section

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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

26/10/2017 - The publication will be available in November 2017. The purpose of this Guidance Note is to assist United Nation Country Teams (UNCTs) with the integration of nutrition into the United Nations [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

13/09/2017 - 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 [...]

Fill the Nutrient Gap: Identifying Context-specific Solutions to Improve Nutrition across Food, Health and Social Protection Systems

10/09/2017 - 19-21 September 2017 Advancing national multi-sectoral nutrition policies and programming can greatly benefit from an assessment of opportunities and challenges for meeting nutrient requirements of [...]

Guidance Note for UN Humanitarian Coordinators - Integrated multi-sectoral nutrition actions to achieve global and national nutrition-related SDG targets, particularly in fragile and conflict affected states (FCAS)

21/08/2017 - As evidenced today, more than ever before, malnutrition is rampant in emergency situations. Globally, many of those who are affected by wars, civil unrests and natural disasters are also suffering [...]

Summer 2017 - UNSCN Quarterly Newsletter

21/06/2017 - The UNSCN Quarterly Newsletter Summer 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 [...]

UNSCN News 42: A Spotlight on the Nutrition Decade

19/06/2017 - The UN Decade of Action on Nutrition provides a window of opportunity to enhance coordination and cooperation amongst all actors, and drive integrated action across multiple sectors, to accelerate the [...]

Policy Guidance Series - Strengthening Sector Policies for Better Food Security and Nutrition Results

01/06/2017 -   Achieving the food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture goals by 2030 requires a coordinated set of actions on a number of fronts: coherent policies and programmes, an increase of [...]

WHO Ambition and action in nutrition 2016-2025

17/05/2017 - WHO Ambition and action in nutrition 2016-2025 aims to define the unique value of WHO for advancing nutrition and to focus the Organization on what it does best. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable [...]

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