On Monday, 31 October 2022, from 11:00 to 13:00 EAT, The UN-Nutrition strategy (2022-2030) will be launched in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on the margins of the 13th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security (ADFNS).
The UN-Nutrition will hold a free-hybrid event titled: On the Road to 2030: Putting the UN-Nutrition strategy into practice during the age of intersecting Crisis. In order to attend this event, registration is required.
UN Nutrition is the United Nations’ platform for inter-agency coordination and collaboration on nutrition at the international and national levels.
It is expected to eradicate global malnutrition and hunger by 2030. In this regard, progress has been made in dealing with malnutrition, overweight, and obesity, but at a slow and inconsistent pace. As a result, achieving the goals that the world has set for itself by 2030 in order to solve nutrition-related problems such as malnutrition, obesity, and so on will be difficult. As a result, to meet the goals set by 2030, this programme must accelerate development.
This event will be the first-ever UN-Nutrition strategy meeting, discussing how UN agencies, funds and programmes come together to realise the joint commitment of having “one UN for nutrition.”
The event will focus on :
- applying the UN-Nutrition strategy in African countries to face today’s complex challenges
- Putting nutrition at the top of the world agenda and, in accordance with the AU’s Year of Nutrition for Africa, raising awareness of how these crises are severely influencing nutrition.
- To remind policymakers and other decision-makers that malnutrition is preventable, linked directly or indirectly to all SDGs and that investment in nutrition yields excellent benefits.
- To emphasise more than ever the necessity for a harmonised and coordinated effort to attain WHA nutrition goals.
It will continue concerning the two interlinked goals and three “areas of joint work” that UN-Nutrition is pursuing.
The open-access provisional agenda is available here.