High-level summary: The event will draw on the latest evidence and experience from current nutrition-sensitive and nutrition-specific programs, and will explore the implications for acting at scale with such interventions, including financing, return on investment, communication, advocacy, monitoring and evaluation dimensions.
Date: September 7-8, 2017 | Kathmandu, Nepal |Hotel Yak and Yeti
Objective: Advance multi-stakeholder and multi-sectoral national and subnational efforts to address nutrition as a priority and scale up nutrition efforts together. Additionally, address budgeting for nutrition at the regional, country and subnational level, including domestic, public and private financing.
Outcome: Key public sector, business, donor and civil society decision makers raise the profile of nutrition in their home countries and find effective ways to work together.
Participants: A mixed group of policy and program planners, and nutrition experts, working with the following institutions:
- The target participants are Chairs (or designated senior staff) of Planning Commissions at the national and subnational levels, or equally senior government officials who are responsible for addressing malnutrition for their government.
- Speakers/panelists should be drawn from government ministries, relevant research organizations, civil society, donor organizations, and private sector.
- Additional invitations will go to:
- Policy makers/Politicians
- Civil Society and Nutrition Focused Organizations (SUN, SNV, Nutrition International (NI), GAIN, etc.)
- Donor organizations (DFID, EC, DFAT, USAID, etc.)
- Relevant UN organizations (UNICEF, WFP, WHO, FAO, UNDP)
- International and regional NGOs (SUN, LANSA, GFAR, SAARC, etc.)
- Research institutions (LANSA, IFPRI, etc.)