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FSN Forum in Europe and Central Asiapart of the Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition

The Forum on Food Security and Nutrition in Europe and Central Asia (FSN Forum in ECA) is a regional multi-stakeholder platform on food security and nutrition where knowledge links with practice and policy decisions through a facilitated policy dialogue.

The regional FSN Forum is fully integrated into the overall activities of FAO’s Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) and based in the Agrifood Economics Division (ESA) in FAO. The Forum provides a channel in English and Russian to contribute to initiatives and voice ideas and concerns on food security and nutrition in the countries of the region.

Ongoing regional activities

Ongoing Consultation
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Consultation for the development of the CFS Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition

To guide progress on gender equality and women’s and girls’ empowerment, CFS at its 46th Session in October 2019 decided to develop Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition. CFS now invites all actors involved in addressing food insecurity and malnutrition to provide feedback on the Zero Draft of the Guidelines.

News on Food Security and Nutrition

  • Launch of the 2020 Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition in Europe and Central Asia

    The 2020 Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition in Europe and Central Asia is the sixth regional report monitoring trends and progress made towards reaching SDG 2 (Zero Hunger) food security and nutrition targets in the region. The report includes studies on the drivers and regional policy responses necessary to achieve SDG 2. In addition, ensuring adequate, nutritious foods supports progress towards achieving SDG 3.4, limiting poor diets high in unhealthy fats, salt, sugar and excess energy and low in fruit and vegetable consumption and thus reducing premature mortality from non-[...]
  • SURVEY - Taking Stock of Global Capacity for Ecosystems Restoration

    To prevent, halt and reverse the degradation of ecosystems worldwide, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2021-2030 as the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. When the strategy guiding this UN Decade was launched in September 2020, it was accompanied by a general survey, designed to assess what individuals already knew about restoration – and how they would like to be involved in the movement. However, to accomplish the world’s ambitious restoration goals by 2030, individual and voluntary action is not enough. There is a need to strategically strengthen capacities of those[...]
  • WEBINAR - Nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food systems

    The technical webinar "Nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food systems" is part of the series organised by the FAO elearning Academy, Agreenium (l'Institut agronomique, vétérinaire et forestier de France) and UN-ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific). The webinar aims to: 1) provide an overview of the existing resources on the formulation of nutrition-sensitive outcomes for sustainable food system policies, investments and programmes; 2) promote an understanding of current country needs to prioritize interventions, and 3) share the results of national[...]