Policy, coherence and advocacy

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Regional symposium on sustainable food systems for healthy diets and improved nutrition

30/10/2017 - The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) will be organizing a Regional Symposium on Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets and Improved Nutrition in Abidjan, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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-UNSCN Intersessional events on Nutrition

09/05/2017 - Investments for Healthy Food Systems Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 09:30 – 17:00, Red Room, FAO HQ, Rome and via webcast. The event increased common understanding about how policies and investment [...]

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 [...]

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