Nominations for Global Nutrition Report Independent Expert Group

The Global Nutrition Report (GNR) is refreshing its Independent Expert Group (IEG). We are looking to create a dynamic and innovative group who will guide and help draft the content of future GNRs. We need experts from within the nutrition community and also way beyond that. Please take a look at our blog post to […]

IUNS Task Force applications (2017 – 2021)

IUNS addresses global issues of nutrition through its committees known as ‘Task Forces’. Task Forces consist of a membership with broad geographical representation and organise international workshops or meetings on topics currently significant in nutrition which result in publications in peer reviewed journals or monographs. Several IUNS Task Forces have later developed to become larger […]

IUNS Welcome New Council and host city for ICN 2025 announcement

At the IUNS General Assembly in October during the IUNS-ICN in Buenos Aires, Adhering Bodies voted for their new IUNS Council for the period 2017 – 2021. After the voting had been counted and overseen by representatives of three Adhering Bodies (Denmark, Taiwan and Burkina Faso) the new Council was announced as: President: Professor Alfredo […]

IUFoST 2018 Poster and Oral Deadlines

IUFoST 2018 held in Mumbai, India have released information on how to submit oral and poster presentations. For more information about the Conference and how to submit oral and poster presentations please follow this link.

VACANCY: Assistant or Associate Professor of Nutrition and Planetary Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

The Department of Nutrition at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health seeks candidates for the position of assistant or associate professor in nutrition and planetary health. The search committee welcomes applicants from a wide variety of fields including but not limited to nutrition, environmental sustainability, ecology, and agriculture. This is a tenure-ladder position, […]

IPBES Global Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

The ongoing global assessment (GA) of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is seeking inputs from experts on and representatives of indigenous peoples and local communities from around the world. The GA is examining status and trends in biodiversity and ecosystem services in land, inland waters, coastal zones and oceans that have […]

July edition of ICSU Newsletter

The July edition of the ICSU Newsletter is available to read now online. This includes the latest news from the ICSU and it’s regional offices. Click here to read the newsletter.

First External Review Now Open for IPBES Global Assessment

The external review for the first order drafts of the chapters of the IPBES global assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services is open. The period for this first external review of the global assessment is from 15 June until 15 August, 2017. If you would like to be an expert reviewer for the global assessment, please follow these easy […]

IPBES – External review now open for the Americas assessment

IPBES are pleased to announce the start of the external review for the second order draft of the chapters and the first order draft of the summary for policymakers of the IPBES regional assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services for the Americas. Experts and Governments wishing to review the Americas regional assessment will first need to register […]