Nutrition and Social Protection at the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2)

Events
Sectors:
Social Protection, Nutrition
Organization:
World Bank Group (WBG)
Author:
SecureNutrition
Region:
Global
Resource Publication Date:
December, 2014
Content Format:
Text, Video

SecureNutrition and the Russian Federation Ministry of Finance co-hosted a side-event at the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), organized by FAO and WHO in Rome, November 19-21, 2014. The invited panel offered a variety of perspectives and insights on the expanding field of nutrition-sensitive social protection, and spoke to a capacity crowd of ~100 people; a list of speakers is included below. Please also see the related event blog written by the SecureNutrition team, and the Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection held in Moscow in 2015.

RESOURCES FOR DOWNLOAD:

Event Summary (PDF 400KB)

Short technical synthesis of the panel (PDF, 400KB).

Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection brief​ (PDF, 280KB) authored by Harold Alderman, Senior Researcher in IFPRI's Poverty, Health and Nutrition division.

Slides on feeding programs in Russia (PDF, 4MB), discussed by Vladimir Chernigov, President of the Social and Industrial Food Service Institute.

2-page brief from FAO (PDF, 450KB), on how nutrition is being mainstreamed into their strategic objectives.

PANEL SPEAKERS:

Lawrence Haddad 
Senior Research Fellow in the Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI

Harold Alderman
Senior Research Fellow in the Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) 

Vladimir Chernigov
President  of the Social and Industrial Food Service Institute

Lola Bobohojieva
First Deputy Minister of Health and Social Protection, Tajikistan

Martin Bloem
Senior Nutrition Advisor/Global Coordinator UNAIDS of the WFP

Rob Vos
Director Social Protection Division (ESP) of the FAO