The 22nd IUNS-ICN was scheduled to be held from September 14-19, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.In view of the worldwide spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, we had been carefully monitoring its impact.Due to its developing situation and difficulties in travelling abroad, after much thought and deliberation, the Organizing Committee of 22nd IUNS-ICN has decided to postpone […]

Deadline extension and update – Consultation for the development of the CFS Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition

The deadline has been extended for the Consultation for the development of the CFS Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition until 30 November 2021. TO PARTICIPATE – send your contribution to FSN-moderator@fao.org or post it on www.fao.org/fsnforum The introduction to the online consultation […]

IUNS – IANE Scholarships

As part of our online capacity development support for early career nutritionists the International Union of Nutritional Sciences and the International Academy of Nutrition Educators have partnered during 2021 to offer free scholarship to participants interested in the NNEdPro nutrition training courses. 24 candidates from 20 different LMIC countries have been selected to receive joint IUNS-IANE scholarships to attend […]

ICONIC – Special Focus Dialogue December 7 2021

ICONIC, the IUNS Task Force, will be holding its second Special Focus Dialogue in collaboration with UICC on Tuesday 7th December, with a focus this time on prehabilitation in cancer care:  Special Focus Dialogue: Prehabilitation – Multimodal interventions to improve resilience and response to treatment in cancer | UICC Special Focus Dialogue: Prehabilitation – Multimodal interventions […]

Canadian Nutrition Society Thematic Conference 2022

Advances in Nutrition & Immune Function Taking place on Saturday, January 22, 2022, in Toronto, ON at Marriott Downtown at CF Toronto Eaton Centre. This one-day conference will feature presentations made by leading experts, offering the latest research on nutrition and immune function. Join CNS as we connect what this evidence means for those guiding patients in health practice!  CNS is hopeful […]

Free Webinar: British Nutrition Foundation Healthier People on a Healthier Planet – the perfect outcome for a transformed food system

Morning conference from the British Nutrition Foundation: Healthier People on a Healthier Planet – the perfect outcome for a transformed food system (23 November, 10am-1pm). The event considers the challenges and opportunities faced as we seek to define and encourage healthier and more sustainable diets for all. The programme comprises overviews from both an international […]

British Nutrition Foundation – Health Claims Unpacked

British Nutrition Foundation would like help connecting with nutrition departments at European universities.   BNF have partnered with organisations including the University of Reading and the Technical University of Munich, to develop an-EU-funded project investigating the communication of health claims on food labels which is being led by the University of Reading https://www.healthclaimsunpacked.co.uk. They would […]

Nuclear Applications in Human Health for Effective Global Cancer Control – The Role of the IAEA

Monday, 15th November10:30 – 11:30 GMT Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer are more successful with the use of nuclear applications and techniques. The IAEA Human Health Programme has been enhancing capabilities in Member States to better prevent, diagnose and treat diseases through the application of nuclear techniques in nutrition, imaging, and therapeutic applications, in cancer […]

IUNS -IUFoST knowledge sharing dialogue on “The Power of Food Science and Technology and Nutrition for Sustainable Planet Health” hosted by the International Science Council

Join the International Science Council  for a two-day event around nutrition and food science, discussing how to move forward the outcomes of the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit, which set the stage for global food systems transformation to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Presented jointly by IUNS and IUFoST, this event is open to all, and registration is […]

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World Obesity: What next for European action on childhood obesity? Last chance to register

Childhood obesity is a major health problem in Europe, with dire long-term consequences for our health, society, and the economy. Current trends indicate that there will be over 10 million children in the region affected by obesity in 2030. At the same time, initiatives such as the EU Farm to Fork Strategy, Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan and the […]

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IUNS at Conxemar – FAO Congress

The importance of including omega-3 fatty acids in the diet is an important factor in disease prevention and can  prevent  alterations in genomic expression.  J Alfredo Martinez, IUNS President, recently  presented “Prevention of alterations in genomic expression: the importance of fish in diets” at this year’s joint Conxemar-FAO Congress. Conxemar, the Spanish Association of Wholesalers, […]