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Rome Declaration on Nutrition at the Second International Conference on Nutrition

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The Second International Conference on Nutrition held in Rome Italy from 19-21 November 2014. Rome Declaration on Nutrition:Welcoming the participation of Heads of State and Government and other high-level guests, 1. We, Ministers and Representatives of the Members of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), assembled at the Second International Conference on Nutrition in Rome from 19 to 21 November 2014, jointly organized by FAO and WHO, to address the multiple challenges of malnutrition in all its forms and identify opportunities for tackling them in the next decades. 2. Reaffirming the commitments made at the first International Conference on Nutrition in 1992, and the World Food Summits in 1996 and 2002 and the World Summit on Food Security in 2009, as well as in relevant international targets and action plans, including the WHO 2025 Global Nutrition Targets and the WHO Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases 2013-2020. 3. Reaffirming the right of everyone to have access to safe, sufficient, and nutritious food, consistent with the right to adequate food and the fundamental right of everyone to be free from hunger consistent with the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and other relevant United Nations instruments.

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The Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD)

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The Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD)

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s.sovathra.card@online.com.kh

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Post date:

2014-11-26