ICN2
19-21 November 2014
Rome, Italy
www.fao.org/icn2
What is ICN2?
The Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), is an inclusive inter-
governmental meeting on nutr...
Why an ICN2?
1. Review progress made, and the new challenges and
opportunities that have arisen since 1992, and identify
p...
Purpose
1. Bring food, agriculture and health together to improve nutrition.
2. Mobilize the political will and resources ...
Key messages
1. There is a need to improve people’s nutrition everywhere, especially in
developing countries.
2. Good nutr...
Web site
www.fao.org/icn2
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ICN2 on Social Media
https://www.twitter.com/icn2
http://www.slideshare.net/FAOoftheUN/tag/icn2
http://www.flickr.com/phot...
fao.org/icn2
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00153, Rome Italy
ICN2...
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Second International Conference on Nutrition - ICN2

  1. 1. ICN2 19-21 November 2014 Rome, Italy www.fao.org/icn2
  2. 2. What is ICN2? The Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), is an inclusive inter- governmental meeting on nutrition jointly organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in cooperation with the High Level Task Force on the Global Food Security Crisis (HLTF), IFAD, IFPRI, UNESCO, UNICEF, World Bank, WFP and the WTO. It is a high-level ministerial conference which will propose a flexible policy framework to address today’s major nutrition challenges and identify priorities for enhanced international cooperation on nutrition. 2
  3. 3. Why an ICN2? 1. Review progress made, and the new challenges and opportunities that have arisen since 1992, and identify policy options for improving nutrition. 2. Review relevant policies and institutions on agriculture, fisheries, health, trade, consumption and social protection to improve nutrition. 3. Strengthen institutional policy coherence and coordination to improve nutrition, and mobilize resources needed to improve nutrition. 4. Strengthen international, including inter-governmental cooperation, to enhance nutrition everywhere, especially in developing countries 3
  4. 4. Purpose 1. Bring food, agriculture and health together to improve nutrition. 2. Mobilize the political will and resources for improving nutrition. 3. Propose flexible policy options and institutional frameworks that can adequately address the major nutrition challenges in the foreseeable future. 4. Identify priorities for international cooperation on nutrition in the near and medium-term. 5. Encourage greater political and policy coherence, alignment, coordination and cooperation among food, agriculture, health and other sectors. 4
  5. 5. Key messages 1. There is a need to improve people’s nutrition everywhere, especially in developing countries. 2. Good nutrition requires sustainable, equitable and resilient food systems. 3. Global action to end all forms of malnutrition is a wise investment. 5
  6. 6. Web site www.fao.org/icn2 6
  7. 7. ICN2 on Social Media https://www.twitter.com/icn2 http://www.slideshare.net/FAOoftheUN/tag/icn2 http://www.flickr.com/photos/faonews/sets/72157637588632933/ 7
  8. 8. fao.org/icn2 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153, Rome Italy ICN2@fao.org 8

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