Nutrition at the 27th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27)

The UN-Nutrition has announced the holding of 27th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27)in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from 6 to 18 November. 

More than 45,000 persons representing Parties, UN and regional organisations, companies, civil society, the scientific community, indigenous and local communities enrolled to enhance and accelerate climate action and follow through on collective commitments and pledges.

Food systems are on the COP27 agenda this year like never before. UN-Nutrition, the United Nations coordinating mechanism for nutrition, will continue to actively engage in raising awareness about the interconnections between diets, food systems, and climate change, as well as emphasising the importance of addressing nutritional and environmental challenges through collaborative policy options that generate co-benefits for people and the planet. UN agencies play an important role in assisting international, national, and subnational policymakers in developing evidence-based policies and programmes that benefit nutrition and the environment. At COP27, UN-Nutrition will advocate for the inclusion of healthy diets derived from sustainable food systems and improved nutrition in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) (NAPs).

The following are some of the events that will be held that are related to nutrition:

  • For the first time in the history of the UN Conference of Parties, COP27 will have a pavilion dedicated to food and agriculture. Organized by FAOCGIAR and The Rockefeller Foundation, the Food and Agriculture Pavilion will host a rich program of events that will show how agrifood systems are part of the solution to the climate crisis, bringing together government and community leaders, farmers, academics and other experts who are taking decisions on innovative solutions to help countries take effective climate action.

Check out the Food and Agriculture Pavilion program here: https://cop27foodpavilion.cgiar.org/


  • Small-scale farmers produce up to 80 per cent of the food in developing countries but receive less than 1.7 per cent of climate finance. Also this year, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will be at COP27 to amplify the voices of small-scale producers and promote their role in climate change responses and resilient food systems.

Check out the IFAD Pavilion program here: https://www.ifad.org/en/web/events/cop27


  • Climate change is already affecting people’s health and will continue to do so at an accelerating rate unless urgent action is taken. The World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust and partners will host the Health Pavilion that will convene the global health community and its partners to ensure health and equity are placed at the center of the climate negotiations.

Check out the Health Pavilion program here: https://www.who.int/news-room/events/detail/2022/11/06/default-calendar/cop27-health-pavilion


3rd International World of Microbiome Conference

28-30 April 2022
Vienna, Austria + VIRTUAL

Join this April in Vienna or online the international community of The World of Microbiome 2022 Conference.

The CME accredited scientific program is based on three carefully curated learning and networking zones to advance research, understanding & application in the world of microbiome.

The zones – Pregnancy, Birth & Infancy, Digestive & Metabolic Health, and Oral are specifically designed to bring the latest insights in each topic, highlight the interrelations between all of them and foster collaboration among clinicians, researchers, and the industry.

Make sure to take advantage of the discounted registration rates available until 12 April 2022 and secure your Conference ticket.

SBAN National Congress: 13th August 2022

Sociedade Brasileira de Alimentação e Nutrição (SBAN)/ The Brazilian Society For Food And Nutrition is pleased to welcome you all to the 16th SBAN National Congress on 13th August 2022. The theme of the congress is the prevention and treatment of obesity and its associated diseases.

Welcome to the 16th SBAN National Congress!

After this long period of restrictions due to the pandemic, we are looking forward to

to meet and exchange knowledge, discuss the science that

involves food and nutrition, and expand our networking. In this

edition the central theme of the Congress will be the prevention and treatment of

obesity and its associated diseases.

The Scientific Commission is developing an innovative program with researchers

and professionals from different backgrounds who work in the field of

food and nutrition. From basic to applied science, discussing

theoretical, practical and regulatory concepts, we aim to attract students, researchers

and professionals in the field. We will have major conferences,

symposium, courses and presentations of works in the different areas

of food and nutrition.

Send your work and come and exchange experiences with us!!

See you in August!

Prof Marcos Minicucci
Prof Thomas Ong

For more information visit http://www.sban.org.br/index.aspx

SLAN Symposium: Sindemia Global. La Mayor Amenaza Para La Salud Humana

Sociedad Latinoamericana de Nutricion (SLAN) invites you to attend their First Virtual Symposium organized by SLAN Ecuador, on April 8th from 10:00 to 11:30 am, Quito, Ecuador time.

SLAN are pleased that this first symposium will include Juan Rivera, founding director of the Center for Research in Health and Nutrition of the Institute of Public Health and Professor of Nutrition at the School of Public Health of Mexico; Simón Barquera, Deputy Director of the Center for Research in Nutrition and Health at the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico and leader of the line of research on obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular risk and; Carlos Monteiro, Professor of the Department of Nutrition of the Faculty of Public Health of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil and scientific coordinator of the Center for Epidemiological Studies in Nutrition and Health (Nupens). Their knowledge, experience and scientific production will allow us to analyze the food situation and of the region of the Americas and the world, a starting point to consolidate the role of the Society as a scientific entity in the field of nutrition and food, from the perspective of health public. The theme of the symposium is GLOBAL SYNDEMIC. THE GREATEST THREAT TO HUMAN HEALTH.

The program for the symposium is available here:

You can access the Symposium through the following address: https://cedia.zoom.us/j/82655531357.

ASN Nutrition Live 2022 – Registration now open.

NUTRITION 2022 from the American Society for Nutrition is now a year-round learning experience, featuring their annual flagship meeting plus ongoing professional development events.

In June, immerse yourself in NUTRITION 2022 LIVE ONLINE, a 2 ½ day virtual event offering the best and latest information and networking opportunities.

And all throughout the year, take smaller breaks in your day for micro-burst sessions delivered in various formats to complement different learning styles. Pick and choose what you want or opt-in for the All-Access Pass. NUTRITION 2022 allows you to create the best experience for you.

Visit https://nutrition.org/nutrition-2022-live-online/ for more information.

International student scholarships – free registration for the 2nd PNDS International Conference

The 2nd International Conference of the Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society: Triple burden of malnutrition – breaking the silos between the world of undernutrition and NCDS takes place Friday March 11-13, 2022, in Karachi, Pakistan.

Scholarships for students to attend the conference virtually are now available. These IUNS sponsored scholarships are available to international students at all degree levels and covers free registration to attend the conference virtually.

To apply:  

Email conference22regist@gmail.com with the subject title “IUNS Scholarship”.

All applicants must send the following information to be considered:

  1. Full name
  2. Institution name
  3. Email address
  4. Phone/WhatsApp number
  5. Scan of a valid student ID card

Apply Now

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Call for Papers: 21st IUFoST World Congress of Food Science & Technology

Abstract submission and competitions are open until 1st March 2022.

 The 21st IUFoST World Congress of Food Science & Technology takes place in Singapore 31 October – 3 November 2022.

Submit your abstract for the scientific programme under the following concurrent themes and sub themes

  • Agri and Aqua-Technology
  • Food Chemistry and Ingredients
  • Food Processing and Engineering
  • Future of Food Manufacturing
  • Food Packaging and Material Science
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sensory and Consumer Science
  • Nutrition and Health
  • Traditional and Future Food
  • Food Safety and Regulatory Science
  • Public Private Partnership and Open Innovation
Submit Your Abstract

Register now for the 2nd PNDS Conference – Karachi, Pakistan

Triple Burden of Malnutrition – Breaking the Silos Between the World of Undernutrition and NCDs

March 11th – 13th, 2022

Register now – Special Group rates available.

International Student groups of 10 or more can register for just 45 US dollars

A plenary lecture “Personalised Population, and Planetary Nutrition” from IUNS President, Professor J Alfredo Martinez is scheduled for March 13 09:00 – 10:00 (Pakistan Time).

About the Conference

The Pakistan Nutrition & Dietetic Society (PNDS) in association with the Nutrition Society presents a conference aiming to break the silos between the scientists working in undernutrition and NCD prevention. To bring these two different areas together to address the triple burden of malnutrition.

Pakistan is facing a triple burden of malnutrition with unabated rates of undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies and infections in younger population and rising burden of hypertension and diabetes in adult population. Scientific literature suggests that there is a link between undernutrition in earlier years of life and NCDs in later life. However, most of the scientists who work in undernutrition do not take into consideration the long terms adverse consequences on health that manifest in the form of NCDs. Similarly, researchers who work in the area of NCD prevention and control do not interact with researchers who work in the area of undernutrition in earlier years of life.

Register – Group Rates

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 that we will be able to resume in-person participation along with live-streaming options and is monitoring the situation closely. We will be limiting the number of in-person attendees and will follow all province of Ontario Public Health guidelines.

Register here