Recognizing outstanding progress in fighting hunger

Jun 16, 14 Recognizing outstanding progress in fighting hunger

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FAO NEWS | 16 June 2014 – Chile, China & Morocco are the latest in a growing list of countries to make great strides in combating undernourishment such as the achievement of the Millennium Development Goal 1 – to halve the proportion of hungry people by 2015 – or the 1996 World Food Summit target of halving...

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What Is The Scaling Up Nutrition Movement?

Jun 13, 14 What Is The Scaling Up Nutrition Movement?

Posted by in End Malnutrition, Latest News

Interview with David Nabarro, SRSG for Food Security and Nutrition Jennifer Rigg, director of Policy and Partnerships at 1,000 Days, recently had the opportunity to speak with the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Food Security and Nutrition, David Nabarro, about the progress, lessons-learned and future of...

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FAO and WHO urge strong political commitment to tackle malnutrition at upcoming high-level international conference

Jun 12, 14 FAO and WHO urge strong political commitment to tackle malnutrition at upcoming high-level international conference

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Countries called to action at Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) in Rome in November FAO | 12 June 2014, Rome – As hundreds of millions of people around the world continue to suffer from hunger and malnutrition, governments should make stronger commitments at the upcoming Second International Conference on...

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Use of ‘space tools’ for sustainable development stressed by UN celestial committee

UN NEWS CENTRE | 11 June 2014 – Space-based information technologies must be fully integrated into the international efforts to overcome such challenges to sustainable development as climate change and food insecurity, the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space was told as it opened its annual session today in...

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Bad for your health, bad for your rights: It’s time to deal with junk food

Jun 11, 14 Bad for your health, bad for your rights: It’s time to deal with junk food

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UN RIGHTS WIRE | 11 June 2014 – The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health, Anand Grover, on Wednesday blamed ‘junk food’ for the global obesity epidemic and urged the international community to deal with the alarming increase in deaths from diet-related diseases. Presenting his final report* to the Human Rights Council,...

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