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IPC Global Event on the Use and Impact of IPC

The IPC Global Steering Committee is organizing a two-day IPC Global Event under the theme Use and Impact of IPC at the Global, Regional and Country Level which will take place on July 1-2 2014, at FAO-HQs, Rome Italy.

The event will be also the platform to launch the IPC Chronic Food Insecurity Phase Classification as well as to present the the new IPC Nutrition Classification initiative.

The IPC Global Event is structured as a two-day series of consultations and interactive seminars and consists of the following events:

1) On July 1, the IPC Partner & Donor Consultation is a targeted consultative forum to review, input and debate on preliminary findings of the IPC Baseline Use and Impact Study which is being conducted in several countries. Participants will include representatives of global IPC stakeholder, partner and donor agencies, Regional Inter-government Bodies (CILSS, SADC, IGAD, SICA and others), and relevant food security programming and policy organizations. A selection of 10 IPC Country Best Practices will also participate.

The morning session of the IPC Partner & Donor Consultation is open to all interested while the participation to the afternoon session is reserved to core IPC partners.

2.) On July 2, the IPC for Decision Makers Seminar Series is an open-day to learn on the relevance and usefulness of IPC analysis for strategic decision making. The seminar sessions will cover a series of IPC topics with brief overviews, real practical examples and case studies. The open-day also includes two special sessions:

Launch of version 1.0 of the IPC Chronic Food Insecurity Phase Classification

Presentation of the IPC Nutrition Phase Classification Initiative.

The IPC for Decision Makers Seminar Series and Special sessions are open to the public and all interested stakeholders.

The IPC Global Event will be also webcasted and the link will be available very soon on our website: www.ipcinfo.org

20.06.2014