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Summary of Adolescent-related commitments at N4G Summit 2021

Year: 2022
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Full summary of all commitments can be found here

Introduction

The Tokyo Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit was held in December 2021 under the leadership of the Government of Japan. It was the third global pledging moment, designed to drive greater action toward ending malnutrition and helping ensure everyone, everywhere can reach their full potential.

This summit came at a critical time, midway through the United Nations (UN) Decade of Action on Nutrition, with only five years remaining to achieve the World Health Assembly (WHA) targets on maternal, infant and young child nutrition, and 10 years to reach the Sustainable Development Goals.

The N4G Summit marked the culmination of the N4G Year of Action on nutrition launched in December 2020 by the Governments of Canada and Bangladesh. Guided by the N4G vision and roadmap, commitment-making was at the heart of the summit and over the course of the Year of Action governments, business, multilaterals, donors, and other development partners were encouraged to make data-driven financial, policy, programmatic, or impact commitments covering one or more of three focus areas:

  1. Health: Integrating nutrition into Universal Health Coverage
  2. Food: Transforming food systems, to promote safe, sustainable, and healthy diets (with important linkages to the Food Systems Summit held in July 2021).
  3. Resilience: Addressing malnutrition effectively in fragile and conflict-affected contexts.

The promotion of data-driven accountability and securing new investment and driving innovation in nutrition financing cut across the above core areas.

For an overview, and full details of all country and organisation commitments, please see the download below. 

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