The Mission and Objectives of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences are:

To promote advancement in nutrition science, research and development through international cooperation at the global level.
To encourage communication and collaboration among nutrition scientists as well as to disseminate information in nutritional sciences through modern communication technology.

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Strategic Priorities

The International Union of Nutritional Sciences features contemporary global nutrition issues, such as: The Global Challenge of Obesity The nature and determinants of child development and their implications for programmatic interventions with young children The IUNS also embraces global nutrition agenda to address: Food and nutrition problems in developing countries Food safety training for nutritionists…

IUNS in 1946 The proposal to form the International Union of Nutritional Sciences was first discussed in July 1946 in London, where a meeting had been convened by the British Nutrition Society. This meeting was attended by 22 research workers from 13 countries. Two years later, a meeting of an International Provisional Committee was held…

Statutes and Rules The IUNS Statues and Rules of Procedure have recently been revised. This page contains the draft versions of the documents. Guidelines

IUNS is governed by a Council of five (5) Officers and Six (6) Council Members who are elected by the general Assembly. Please refer to the Statutes and Rules regarding the nomination and election process, roles and functions of the Council.
Associated organisations

Several associations are associated with the IUNS. Click on the links below to learn more about the organisations IUNS are associated with: ICSU WHO FAO

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