The Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) will be held in Rome from 19 to 21 November 2014, with the participation of Heads of State and Government, at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
The Conference will be jointly organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in close collaboration with the World Food Programme (WFP), the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the World Bank, the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition (SCN) and the UN Secretary-General’s High Level Task Force on Global Food Security (HLTF).
The Conference will focus on how to address major nutrition challenges over the coming decades. It will result in concise action-oriented outcome document that will identify public policy priorities at the national and global levels to address under-nutrition, micronutrient deficiencies and over-weight with a view to achieving the global nutrition targets by 2025.
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