Statement to WHO European Ministerial Conference on Nutrition and NCDs

04th July 2013

The NCD Alliance with 6 other international and European organisations supported a joint statement delivered by the World Cancer Research Fund, to the WHO European Ministerial Conference on Nutrition and Non-Communicable Diseases.

The statement highlights the progresses that have been made in recent months in defining the global architecture for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases, including targets and key policy commitments for unhealthy diet and obesity.

As participating members of civil society, the statment proposes three key recommendations for Member States:

  • Ensure a healthier media environment for our children
  • Create a healthy food environment in schools
  • Improve the quality of the food supply

To read the full statement, click here.