Public Event: Key Findings of the Global Nutrition Report 2014

07th January 2015

The World Health Organization (WHO), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the UN System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) and the Global Health Programme of the Graduate Institute, will hold on 28 January 2015, from 18:00 to 20:00 hs. in Maison de la paix (Geneva), an engagement event on the Global Nutrition Report 2014.

Launched during the 2nd International Conference of Nutrition (ICN2) in Rome last November, the report provides a comprehensive narrative and analysis on the state of the world’s nutrition. The side-event to the 136th session of the WHO Executive Board will consist of:

  • Keynote presentation on the Global Nutrition Report by Prof. Lawrence Haddad (Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI)
  • Panel discussion with nutrition stakeholders moderated by Prof. Ilona Kickbusch (Director of the Global Health Programme at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva)
  • Presentation of the WHO policy briefs and the nutrition target tracking tool by Dr. Francesco Branca (Director of Nutrition for Health and Development, WHO and UNSCN Executive Secretary).

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