Collective action across 150 countries is what makes World Food Day one of the most celebrated days of the UN calendar. Hundreds of events and outreach activities bring together governments, businesses, NGOs, the media, and general public. They promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure healthy diets for all.
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-WBCSD’s 2021 Council Meeting will take place on 26-29 October in the vibrant city of Tokyo.
Financing the fortification unfinished agenda - looking ahead to the Tokyo nutrition for Growth Summit
Nutrition for Growth (N4G) is a global pledging moment to drive greater action toward ending malnutrition and helping to ensure everyone, everywhere can reach their full potential. This webinar will aim to catalyse government, donor, private sector commitments toward the Summit.
The United Nations General Assembly has designated the 31st of October as World Cities Day, by its resolution 68/239. The Day is expected to greatly promote the international community’s interest in global urbanization, push forward cooperation among countries in meeting opportunities and addressing challenges of urbanization, and contributing to sustainable urban development around the world.
-The COP26 summit will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
World Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children's Day and is celebrated on 20 November each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children's welfare.
Scaling Up Innovation for a Fortified Future - part II - new business models, coalition building & advocacy
Given the shocks delivered to the food system by COVID-19, 2021 is a critically important year to address the impacts of the global pandemic on malnutrition and accelerate progress on the fortification unfinished agenda. 2021 represents a pivotal year to invigorate interest, awareness and investment in Large-Scale Food Fortification (LSFF) and biofortification.
The Tokyo Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit 2021 provides a historic opportunity to transform the way the world tackles the global challenge of malnutrition. The Summit comes at a critical time, midway through the United Nations (UN) Decade of Action on Nutrition, with only five years left to achieve the World Health Assembly (WHA) targets on maternal, infant and young child nutrition, and 10 years to reach the SDGs.