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Investment for Nutrition, UNSCN-IFPRI Joint Policy Seminar

08/02/2018 - 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, [...]

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 [...]

UNSCN News 43: Call for Contributions

24/11/2017 - UNSCN NEWS is the flagship, peer-reviewed publication of the UNSCN. The 2018 edition will focus on equity, equality and non-discrimination as drivers of good nutrition. Inherent barriers exist in [...]

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 [...]

Regional Symposia on Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets and Improved Nutrition

10/11/2017 - Although the Decade of Action creates an enabling political environment for turning commitments into action, countries need additional technical support to translate their political will into [...]

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 [...]

WHO Global Conference on Noncommunicable diseases

18/10/2017 - Date: 18–20 October 2017 Place: Montevideo, Uruguay World Health Organization (WHO) is organizing the Global Conference on Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs): Enhancing policy coherence [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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Committee on World Food Security
Nutrition Day and the 44th session of the Committee on World Food SecurityThe Committee on World Food Security (CFS) has been ramping up its focus on nutrition since 2015. The 44th session was a testament to those efforts with a full day focused solely on nutrition. This…
CFS OEWG on Nutrition Intersessional eventsTwo CFS Advancing Nutrition events were held in May 2017 as part of a series of events to “develop common understanding of issues and lay the basis for informed CFS policy convergence…