United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN)
Comité permanent des Nations Unies sur la nutrition
Comité Permanente de Nutrición del Sistema de las Naciones Unidas
1977 Rome Italy
Founded 1977, Rome (Italy), at headquarters of B-XB0971 - FAO, as ACC Subcommittee on Nutrition, then accountable to the Administrative Committee on Coordination of the A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN) (ACC), through an E-XE3377 - ECOSOC resolution. FAO hosted UNSCN until 1988, when B-XB3548 - WHO took over hosting the Secretariat until dec 2015. FAO hosted UNSCN again as of Jan 2016.
Keep under review the overall direction, scale, coherence and impact of the UN system response to the nutritional problems of the world; be a point of convergence in harmonizing the policies and activities in the UN system; provide a point of convergence in harmonizing the policies and activities in the UN system; appraise experience and progress towards achievement of objectives, and lay down guidelines for mutually supporting action at interagency and country levels.
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