MUN Academy attended CFS 44 side event: IMPROVING CHILD NUTRITION: STRATEGIES FOR PREVENTION AND CONTROL

The event was organized by FAO, The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), IFAD, ECOWAS, IPC Fisheries Working Group (TBC), Norway.   The main objective of this panel was to raise awareness on the issue of malnutrition, with a specific focus on child obesity and malnutrition. Supporting healthy diets is[…]

MUN Academy attended CFS 44 side event: Integrating nutrition in practice in sustainable agricultural programs and policies

The debate was organized by France and Kyrgyzstan and it was held by Madeleine Ocline, Head of the International Development Sector in EU, by Peggy Pascal, from Action Against Hunger, by Gabor Figeckzy, Advocacy General of IFOAM and by Alisher Yuldashev, a Rural Service Provider from Kyrgyzstan. The main concern of the side event was[…]

MUN Academy attended CFS 44 side event: Market Development for nutrition

The side event had the purpose to show the best practices and policies to develop food systems for improved nutrition at scale. The debated started focusing on the question: How can food market be developed to accelerate the food system and nutrition at large scale? The nexus of agriculture and market have to come together.[…]

MUN Academy attended CFS 44 side event: Contributing to sustaining peace and conflict prevention: perspectives from agriculture, food security and nutrition

The event was organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands, the Quaker UN Office and the World Food Programme. The Ambassador of the Netherlands, Mr. Hans Hoogeveen, started the event stressing that nowadays many people live in hunger. Nonetheless, we throw away about one third of[…]