144/110 - Towards global leadership in nutrition

Organized by: Nutrition Leadership Programs and the IUNS Task Force - Capacity Development in Nutrition
Track 7: Food Culture Practices and Nutritional Education
Monday 16 October 11.30 - 13.30 h. Room 8 - Retiro B


Dr. Jef Leroy

International Food Policy Research Institute. USA.

Prof. Catherine Geissler

Secretary General of the International Union for Nutritional Sciences (IUNS). United Kingdom.

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Nutrition leadership in academic research: the challenge of cross-disciplinary collaboration


Dr. Lawrence Haddad

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN). Geneva. Switzerland.

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Global nutrition leadership: perspectives from the corporate sector


Fernanda Martins

Unilever. The Netherlands.

The need for global nutrition leadership to meet the SDGs


Prof. Anna Lartey

President of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS). Director of Nutrition at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Rome. Italy.

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Towards a Global Nutrition Leadership Platform


Dr. Roosmarijn Verstraeten

Independent researcher. Belgium.



Prof. Johann Jerling

North West University. Potchefstroom, South Africa.