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The Latest 2021 Tokyo N4G Summit News

October 4, 2021

With just three months left to go until the 2021 Tokyo N4G Summit – December 7-8 – the Government of Japan look forward to virtually welcoming everyone to the culminating event of the #NutritionYearofAction. The Tokyo N4G Summit in Japan comes at a critical time, more than halfway through the UN Decade of Action...

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Technical Briefings: Guidance on N4G Country Commitment Making

October 6, 2021

The below videos available in multiple languages provide recordings of an expert panel sharing technical guidance on developing N4G commitments. They also answered any questions from participants regarding the commitment making process. These briefings are specifically designed to support those point persons tasked with developing their country’s N4G commitment. Welcome remarks...

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2021 Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit and UN Food Systems Summit Joint Statement

September 24, 2021

In 2019, the UN Secretary General announced the Decade of Action to discover sustainable solutions to the world’s biggest challenges. The UN Food Systems Summit and the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit are working collaboratively to advance solutions across systems with a mutual recognition that malnutrition in all its forms is one of the biggest challenges we...

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N4G Summit Dates Announced!

June 30, 2021

Today, the Government of Japan announced the official dates of the Nutrition for Growth Summit: December 7-8, 2021. With about five months left on the race toward the Summit, and with key U.N. Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) pledging moments in between, the Government of Japan continues to work closely with the nutrition community on...

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Building Momentum in the Nutrition Year of Action

April 15, 2021

The Nutrition Year of Action is here, and governments, donors, civil society and the private sector are already stepping up to deliver strong policy and financing commitments.We started the year with US $3 billion in financing commitments or re-commitments from a range of stakeholders including the governments of Canada, Bangladesh, Japan, Guatemala,...

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Why Tackling Malnutrition Matters for Women’s Empowerment

March 8, 2021

This blog was originally published by the Global Nutrition Report. By: Emma Feutl-Kent, Global Policy & Advocacy Manager, 1,000 Days and Atalanti Moquette, Founder of Giving Women How are malnutrition and women’s health, education, and economic participation connected? And why is nutrition so central to women’s empowerment? ...

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The Lancet Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition Progress

March 8, 2021

On March 8, The Lancet published the latest Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition, including three new papers that build upon findings from the previous 2008 and 2013 Series, which established an evidence-based global agenda for tackling undernutrition over the past decade. The...

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Event: The Lancet Series on Maternal & Child Undernutrition Progress

February 23, 2021

Nutrition has risen significantly on the global agenda in the last decade, spurred in part by the findings from the first Lancet Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition in 2008. The follow-on Series in 2013 came at a critical time alongside the Nutrition for Growth event in London. The growth of the SUN Movement, the past...

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Nutrition Year of Action Launch Event Recap

December 15, 2020

The Nutrition for Growth Year of Action is a year-long effort to continue the momentum to tackle malnutrition in the lead up to the Nutrition for Growth Summit in Japan in late 2021. The Year of Action provides a historic opportunity to transform the way the world tackles the global challenge of malnutrition. The nutrition...

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Commitment Details

December 14, 2020

New resources committed at the Year of Action launch event aim to close the gap in nutrition financing. To date, N4G mobilization efforts have generated unprecedented and impactful commitments to improve global nutrition. Here is a full list of new commitments grouped by Country Commitments, Multilateral Commitments, and NGO/CSO Commitments ...

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