The Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) is jointly organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to take place at FAO Headquarters in Rome, from 19-21 November 2014. The overall goal of ICN2 is to improve diets and raise levels of nutrition through policies that more effectively address today’s major nutrition challenges.
ICN2 will review the progress made since the first International Conference on Nutrition, held in 1992, focusing specifically on country-level achievements and proven interventions in scaling up nutrition. It will also identify new challenges and opportunities for improving nutrition policies and coordination across multiple sectors. ICN2 will be the first global intergovernmental conference to address the world’s nutrition problems in the 2lst century.
FAO and WHO, as the leading agencies dealing with nutrition and its interrelationships with agriculture and health, are calling international attention to a renewed effort to address food and nutrition security in a holistic way. Read more