The Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2): Committing to a Future Free of Malnutrition

Events
Sectors:
Nutrition, Policy
Organization:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Health Organisation (WHO)
Author:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Health Organisation (WHO)
Region:
Global
Resource Publication Date:
November, 2014
Content Format:
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The Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) was an inclusive inter-governmental meeting on nutrition jointly organized by the FAO and the WHO at FAO Headquarters in Rome from 19 to 21 November 2014. Its main outcome was the endorsement of the Rome Declaration on Nutrition and the Framework for Action, reaffirming the commitments to eradicate hunger and prevent all forms of malnutrition worldwide, particularly undernutrition in children, anaemia in women and children, and to reverse the trend in obesity. The Declaration asked countries to take ten steps to translate their commitments for nutrition into action.

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