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Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets in Europe and Central Asia - Day 1 - Morning Session

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04.12.2017
 Rome time

9:00 to 9:30 - Opening session

9:30 to 11:00 - Plenary roundtable: achieving the SDGs by improving diets through transformed food systems

11:10 to 11:45 - The State of Food Security and Nutrition in Europe and Central Asia 2017: launch of regional panorama/press conference

11:45 to 13:00 – CFS Session

 

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The symposium will provide a platform for multi-sectoral consultation, exchange of knowledge, views, practical solutions, good practices, experiences and lessons learned from the implementation of policy options and strategies to improve the nutritional status and health of all groups of population, available options that each food systems' element can bring to address dietary gaps and opportunities for multi-sectoral alignment and coherence, actions to leverage for sustainability.

 

The symposium will discuss ways to address the multiple challenges of all forms of malnutrition and identify opportunities to address them in a multi-sectorally integrated manner through four thematic areas that are essential for achieving healthy, diversified and balanced diets:

(1) Nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food systems;

(2) Food demand and food environment;

(3) Improving nutrition of vulnerable groups;

(4) Governance, leadership and accountability for nutrition.

Topics: Food safety & consumer protection,Food Security,Nutrition
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