Event

CI launches healthy diet recommendations

21 May 2014 to 21 May 2014
Location:  Geneva

Consumers International is launching its new publication, Recommendations towards a Global Convention to protect and promote healthy diets in Geneva

The recommendations, developed jointly with World Obesity Federation, call on the international community to commit to comprehensive action to address unhealthy diets, which now rank above tobacco as the world’s leading driver of preventable NCDs. 

The evening will include a panel discussion of the role a convention could play in shaping global diets for the better.

Date:
Wednesday 21 May,  6-7.30pm with a wine reception afterwards

Location:
Geneva Press Club, La Pastorale, 106 route de Ferney, Geneva

Host:

Amanda Long, Director General, Consumers International

Chair:

Corinna Hawkes, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, World Cancer Research Fund International

Speakers:

Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food

Boyd Swinburn, Co-Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention,Deakin University, Melbourne

Alejandro Calvillo, Director, El Poder del Consumidor, Mexico

How to attend

Space will be limited.  If you would like to register to attend the event, please email nblascsok@consint.org

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