Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2): Key Outcomes, FAO, Rome, November 2014

The Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) was held at Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Headquarters in Rome and brought together 192 governments for the first time in 22 years to discuss policy options to improve people’s diets in order to more effectively address the world’s major nutrition challenges. Two main outcome documents- the Rome Declaration on Nutrition and the Framework for Action- were endorsed by participating governments, committing world leaders to establishing national policies aimed at eradicating malnutrition and transforming food systems. The Framework for Action outlined recommended actions to address anemia in women and children.