19 November 2014, Rome--- A joint Press Conference by the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Director-General of the World Health Organization was held today at FAO headquarters, as the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) starts. The intergovernmental conference has been called to promote awareness of nutritional deficiencies, including the growing incidence of obesity in countries across the income spectrum.
19 November 2014, Rome--- In a major step towards eradicating malnutrition worldwide, 160 countries today made a number of concrete commitments and adopted a series of recommendations on policies and investments aimed at ensuring that people around the world have access to healthier and more sustainable diets. The move came at the opening, in Rome, of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The Rome Declaration on Nutrition enshrines the right of everyone to have access to safe, sufficient and nutritious food, (...)
18 November 2014, Rome--- FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today urged lawmakers from around the world to play their part in transforming into positive results the commitments to provide healthier diets for all people which governments are expected to adopt at this week’s global nutrition conference in Rome. The event held under the title “Parliaments for better nutrition” served as a forum for an exchange of views on key nutrition challenges and opportunities ahead of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2).
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