Spring Webinar Series: Canadian Nutrition Society

The Canadian Nutriton Society has a series of webinars beinging Friday, February 19th, 12:00 – 13:00 (ET) with “Improved Efficiency, Safety, Nutrition and Cost: The Case for a Plant-Based Menu in Child Care: A Case Study” Featured speakers Valerie Trew and Abby Galvez from the University of Guelph offer their perspective of plant-based diets in […]

World Obesity Day 2021 March 4th

March 4th is World Obesity Day 2021. A day is dedicated to addressing the global obesity epidemic. An opportunity for every body to work together for happier, healthier and longer lives for everybody. The new World Obesity Day website has now launched, and more information about World Obesity Day and the campaign can be found […]

Grant Opportunity for early career researchers of sustainable foods systems and diets

The Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation is offering a 2-year fellowship grant for early career researchers committed to promoting sustainable foods systems and diets.The grant will support a postdoctoral researcher to carry out a project at a university or research centre in Spain. Nominations for the fellowship are open until 5th March 2021 (14hr UTC+1). […]

NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE Call for Abstracts

Share Your Science with a Global Audience: Submit Abstracts by February 8, 2021 for NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE being held virtually June 7-10, 2021. The American Society for Nutrition’s annual NUTRITION meeting is known for its great science – and now, as a virtual event, it’s a highly visible platform for your work. Submit your […]

22nd IUNS-ICN POSTPONED to 2022

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, the organisers of ICN have 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 […]

WHO DG Dialogue – Social Participation and Accountability Within and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic

WHO extends invitations to all civil society members to participate in an interactive civil society dialogue with WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on the theme “Social Participation and Accountability Within and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic”. The virtual event will take place on Tuesday 13 October 14:00-15:30 Central European Summer Time (GMT+02:00). More information on […]

2nd IUFoST Global Food Summit: Strategies and Actions for Sustainability of Future Food Systems

Nations around the world are facing serious challenges relating to food, water and energy security, health and environmental change, and the ever-increasing demand for science advice. The United Nations is convening a Food Systems Summit in 2021 as part of its Decade of Action to achieve Sustainable Development Goals.  The global pandemic has accelerated the […]

World Obesity: Live Webinar

In response to the current COVID-19 Pandemic, the World Obesity Federation and colleagues launched a series of webinars on COVID-19 & Obesity. This debate-style webinar will bring together World Obesity members and policymakers from around the world to discuss what and how needs to happen to fast track action on obesity globally in this moment […]