From 30 January to 19 February 2017, UNSCN will facilitate an online consultation on the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition’s Work Programme. This opportunity is the first chance for you to comment publically on the text and help shape the agenda that follows, including during the CFS OEWG on Nutrition meeting on 10 February and the informal briefing of Member Countries on 27 February 2017. The FAO and WHO will produce a final work programme of the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition to discuss with their Member States during the World Health Assembly (May 2017) and the FAO Conference (June 2017).
Davos, 19 January 2017 – Today at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, 24 leading global companies announced their collaborative commitment to accelerating transformational change in global food systems.
The companies have joined together to launch FReSH- the Food Reform for Sustainability and Health program- under the leadership of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the EAT Foundation (EAT). The program is open for more companies to participate.
The 2016 meeting of the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) took place from 11 to 20 July 2016 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. 22 countries presented voluntary national reviews (VNRs) of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda, and particularly the sustainable development goals (SDGs), over a day and a half during the Ministerial Segment of the HLPF under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
GoodCompany Ventures has just launched the Climate Ventures 2.0 accelerator! Developed as part of the White House Climate Data Initiative with funding from the William Penn Foundation, CV2 is seeking entrepreneurial innovations in agriculture and water system resilience efforts.