‘Shining a Light on Transformative Action: Regional Perspectives’

‘Accelerating the End of Hunger and Malnutrition’ side event

Date: Thursday 29 November

Time: 1pm – 2.30pm (GMT+7)

Location: Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre, CentralWorld

Register for the event

As part of the global event ‘Accelerating the End of Hunger and Malnutrition’ in Bangkok, the 2018 Global Nutrition Report invites you to attend and participate in in the side event ‘‘Shining a Light on Transformative Action: Regional Perspectives’.

The 2018 Global Nutrition Report reviews existing processes, highlights progress in combating malnutrition, identifies challenges and proposes ways to solve them. Through this, the report guides action, builds accountability and sparks increased commitment to furthering the progress that can reduce malnutrition much faster.

The side-event will focus on critical steps needed to speed up progress on tackling malnutrition in all its forms, and will include an address from Hideya Yamada, Vice President, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). A panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Emorn Udomkesmalee, Senior Advisor, Institute of Nutrition. Mahidol University & Co-Chair of the 2018 Global Nutrition Report
  • Professor Joyce Kinabo, Professor (Human Nutrition), Fellow International Union of Nutritional Sciences (FIUNS), Sokoine University of Agriculture, President of the Federation of African Nutrition Societies.
  • Brave Ndisale, Director/ Strategic Programme Leader, Food Security and Nutrition (FAO)
  • Dr Rina Agustina, Chair of Human Nutrition Research Centre of the Indonesian Medical Education and Research Institute
  • Senator Guido Girardi (Chile)

Join us for a unique opportunity to discover the latest findings on combating malnutrition and discuss your thoughts with leaders in the field.

For more information please contact Amy Cox, Engagement & Policy Officer at Development Initiatives.

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