Policy, coherence and advocacy

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Forum on Women’s Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition

25/09/2017 - 25 September 2017, 09:30 - 17.00 CESTFAO, Red RoomRome, ItalyThe Forum on Women’s Empowerment in the context of Food Security and Nutrition will be held on 25 September 2017 at FAO in [...]

Achieving the 2025 Global Target for Stunting: Investing in Food Systems to Prevent Stunting

22/09/2017 - Friday, 22 September 2017, 09:30 – 15:30FAO, Red RoomRome, Italy Stunting or shortness for age, has long-term effects on individuals and societies. These include increased risks of morbidity [...]

Reaching those left furthest behind: Addressing hunger and poverty in protracted crises

12/07/2017 - 12 July 2017, 13:15 - 14:30 EDT - United Nations HQ, Conference Room 6 (New York, USA) CFS side event at the 2017 High Level Political Forum (HLPF).Why are protracted crises situations [...]

Addressing the hunger-poverty nexus: What policy coherence means for the 2030 Agenda

12/07/2017 - 12 July 2017, 13:15 - 14:30 EDT - United Nations HQ, Conference Room 6 (New York, USA) CFS side event at the 2017 High Level Political Forum (HLPF). This event is co-organized with the European [...]

Launch event: HLPE Report on Sustainable Forestry for Food Security and Nutrition

27/06/2017 - 27 June, FAO HQ, Rome At its 41st session in October 2014, the CFS requested the HLPE to prepare a study on Sustainable Forestry for Food Security and Nutrition, to feed into the CFS Plenary session [...]

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 [...]

Improving nutrition through enhanced food environments - Policy Brief No. 7

10/05/2017 - Today’s food systems are failing to drive improvements in nutrition. More than two billion people suffer from a serious lack of vitamins and minerals, and over 200 million children are stunted [...]

CFS Intersessional events on Nutrition

09/05/2017 - Mark your calendars for the two CFS Advancing Nutrition events in partnership with UNSCN! Investments for Healthy Food SystemsTuesday, 9 May 2017, 09:30 – 17:00, Red Room, FAO HQ, Rome and via [...]

Joint child malnutrition estimates - Levels and trends (2017 edition)

01/05/2017 - UNICEF-WHO-The World Bank Group The inter-agency team released new joint estimates for child stunting, overweight, underweight, wasting and severe wasting (May 2017 edition) using the same [...]

Apply now: Food Sustainability Media Award

24/04/2017 - Application deadline: 31 May 2017 Media and effective communication have the power to engage people, induce behavioural change and make all of us contribute to the creation of a more equitable and [...]

UNSCN Discussion Paper - By 2030, end all forms of malnutrition and leave no one behind

18/04/2017 - The paper aims to present the centrality of nutrition in the current sustainable development agenda. It provides an overview of the numerous and inter-related nutrition targets that have been [...]

UNSCN Discussion Paper - Global Governance for Nutrition and the role of UNSCN

27/03/2017 - This paper aims to describe the current nutrition architecture and provides a detailed overview of the main nutrition actors and their mandate. It highlights the role of UNSCN in the architecture [...]

E-consultation: How can value chains be shaped to improve nutrition?

27/03/2017 - The Rome-based Agencies (RBA) and FAO’s Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) are joining forces for the open online consultation “How can value chains be shaped to [...]

2017 Global food policy report

27/03/2017 - IFPRI’s flagship report reviews the major food policy issues, developments, and decisions of 2016, and highlights challenges and opportunities for 2017 at the global and regional [...]

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Course - Transforming Nutrition: Ideas, Policies and Outcomes 17- 21 July 2017 / Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK This five-day course will lead participants through cutting edge knowledge and evidence on nutrition globally.  Using an…
Webinar Series: The International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes The SUN Civil Society Network, in collaboration with Helen Keller International and UNICEF, is hosting a series of webinars to increase understanding, implementation and monitoring of the Breast-Milk…
Summer 2017 - UNSCN Quarterly Newsletter 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 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…
14th International Postgraduate Course on the Production and Use of Food Composition Data in Nutrition 1-6 October 2017 / Wageningen, The Netherlands Deadline for registration: 15 June 2017   Background Compilations of data on the nutritional composition of foods are essential tools for…