As the birthplace of the decade of action on nutrition 2016-2025, UNGA is the natural platform to bring leaders together to highlight the impact of COVID-19 on malnutrition and how we move forward to mitigate the damage.
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-The National Nutrition Symposium is coming at a time when the country is facing the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic and hence the symposium will be held virtually. The symposium will provide an opportunity to dialogue on the role of nutrition in COVID 19 management and modalities for enhancing dissemination of nutrition information.
-At the 75th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) from September 15, high-level government, UN and civil society representatives gather virtually and in New York to assess progress on the Sustainable Development Goals, just as COVID19, and other converging threats to the planet and people call for urgent attention.
-GAIN along with its partners will be participating in the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste (IDAFLW) to raise the awareness on the challenges that are food system during the Covid 19 pandemic. Such efforts will include a webinar discussing the existing challenges that are facing communities around the globe.
-The Borlaug Dialogue is a Food Security Annual International Symposium organized by the World Food Prize Foundation. It brings diverse group of participants from international experts, policy leaders, business executives to farmers and end users in order to address current challenges on food security and nutrition.
-The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) will organize a High-Level Virtual Special Event on Food Security and Nutrition, 13 - 15 October 2020. The session, in lieu of CFS 47 which has been rescheduled to 8 - 12 February 2021 in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, will seek to keep food security and nutrition front and centre on the global sustainable development agenda.
-The Micronutrient Forum is looking forward to welcoming over 1000 researchers, programme implementers and policy-makers from around the world to its 5th Global Conference 2020 from November 8 – 13 in Bangkok, Thailand.
-The Second Global Summit on Food Fortification is part of a worldwide effort to invigorate interest, awareness and investment in Large-Scale Food Fortification (LSFF) and biofortification – two population-based interventions with enormous potential to contribute sustainably to reducing and preventing micronutrient deficiencies globally.