International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS)
Union internationale des sciences de la nutrition (UISN)
Unión Internacional de Ciencias de la Nutrición
Internationale Union der Ernährungswissenschaften
1948-06-10 London UK
Founded 10-11 Jun 1948, London (UK), at a meeting of an International Committee set up following recommendations, 4-20 Jul 1946, London, at 1st International Congress of Nutrition. Elected as member of H-XA1752 - International Council for Science (ICSU) in 1968. New Statutes and Rules of Procedure revised and adopted by General Assembly, 29 Aug 1978, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and further revised 16 Aug 1981, San Diego CA (USA). Current Statutes and Rules of Procedure revised and adopted by General Assembly, 29 Aug 2001.
Promote advancement in nutrition science, research and development through international cooperation at the global level; encourage communication and collaboration among nutrition scientists; disseminate information in nutritional sciences through modern communications technology.
Events2022-12-06 | Tokyo, Japan – International Congress of Nutrition
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General Assembly (every 4 years, at International Congress); Council. Task Forces and Committees: Nutrition and Cancer; Sustainable Diets; Dietary Fat Quality; Benefit-Risk and Cost Effectiveness of Micronutrient Interventions; Precision Nutrition; Capacity Development in Nutrition; International Malnutrition; Traditional and Indigenous Food Systems and Nutrition; Towards a Multi-Dimensional Index to Child Growth; Archive.
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