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Information about the history, mandate and members of the SCN.

SCN News
The SCN's twice yearly newsletter reporting new developments in international nutrition.  Contains special features, news and views articles, announcements of upcoming courses and meetings, programme news - agencies report on their current activities in nutrition, letters to the editor, and reviews of current nutrition publications.

Annual Sessions
Annual meetings have representation from the concerned UN Agencies, from 10 to 20 donor partners, non-governmental agencies, academia and civil society, as well as invitees on specific topics. These meetings begin with a symposia on subjects of current importance for policy.

Useful links
Links to nutrition-related programmes and activities in International Organizations, Bilateral Partners, NGOs and other nutrition-related organizations.

The reports on Nutrition Information in Crisis Situations (formerly RNIS) reporting on the nutrition situation of populations affected by a crisis (such as refugee, displaced and resident populations). Published every three months.

World Nutrition Situation
Reporting on the world nutrition situation is a key element of the SCN's work programme. Editions of this SCN flagship publication are disseminated every two to three years to document malnutrition prevalences and trends worldwide, as well as to present information on global issues affecting nutrition.

Lists all SCN publications, with links to an electronic order form.  Latest publications are available to download.

Contact us
All the information you need to contact us.

Order Form
Online request for printed copies of SCN reports.