Food Thinkers Christmas Special

Sustain member the Centre for Food Policy are holding an event to coincide with the UK launch of the 2018 Global Nutrition Report.

Walnut. Photo credit: Pixabay

Walnut. Photo credit: Pixabay

Guest speakers will include:

  • The Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP, Minister of State for International Development
  • Dr Jessica Fanzo, Senior Nutrition and Food Systems Officer in the Nutrition and Food Systems Division (ESN) of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and GNR Co-Chair
  • Professor Corinna Hawkes, Director, Centre for Food Policy, City, University of London and GNR Co-Chair
  • Dr Johanna Ralston, CEO, World Obesity Federation
  • Gwen Hines, Executive Director for Global Programmes at Save the Children

The launch will focus specifically on the impact of unhealthy diets as a cause of ill health around the world. Stressing the importance of diet, the panel will discuss not only the effects of unhealthy diets, but also the interventions needed at both a national and global level to facilitate positive outcomes.

Tickets are free and available on a first come first served basis. Register to secure your space.

Food Thinkers Christmas Special: UK Launch of the 2018 Global Nutrition Report
Wednesday 5 December
Lecture Theatre B200
City, University of London 
University Building
Northampton Square

Panel discussion and Q&A 4pm - 6pm
Festive networking reception 6pm - 7pm

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