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Letter from the Co-Chairs in Response to N4G

Letter from the Co-Chairs in Response to N4G

Our co-chairs David Mundell MP and Lord Collins have written a letter to Boris Johnson about the UK Government's commitment at the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit. Find the full text below, and the letter here: Letter from the APPG on Nutrition for Growth 16th...

MPs hold debate on Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit

MPs hold debate on Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit

In Westminster Hall on Thursday afternoon, Conservative, SNP, and Labour MPs urged the Government to reaffirm its place as a global leader in nutrition by making strong commitments at next week’s Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit. The debate was led by the APPG’s...

Roundtable discussion: what is the impact of nutrition on education?

Roundtable discussion: what is the impact of nutrition on education?

On Tuesday 2 November, members of the APPG met with several experts in the field to better understand the interconnections between education and nutrition. In a roundtable format the speakers each addressed for five minutes before answering questions from...

How can the FCDO maximise the impact of its nutrition programmes?

How can the FCDO maximise the impact of its nutrition programmes?

Last week, the APPG on Nutrition for Growth met with the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) to discuss how the FCDO can maximise the impact of its nutrition programmes. At the meeting, Tamsyn Barton, ICAI’s Chief Commissioner, and Jonathan France, ICAI’s...

MPs debate the Government’s role in tackling global malnutrition

MPs debate the Government’s role in tackling global malnutrition

In a House of Commons debate this morning, MPs urged the Government to continue to play a leading role in the fight against global malnutrition. The debate, which was led by APPG co-chair David Linden (SNP) and vice-chair David Mundell (Conservative), was attended by...

APPG one off evidence session on COVID-19 and nutrition

APPG one off evidence session on COVID-19 and nutrition

To understand how COVID-19 is affecting nutrition and what the UK Government can do to mitigate the effects, the APPG held a one off evidence session with experts from the nutrition sector. The expert witnesses were: Danny Harvey, Executive Director, Concern Worldwide...

Experts convene to examine the UK’s role in health for all

Experts convene to examine the UK’s role in health for all

By Ceri Jones, Action for Global Health The APPG on Nutrition for Growth collaborated with Action for Global Health to conven health workers, civil society, parliamentarians and government actors to discuss the UK’s role in helping achieve the ambitious target of...

Lords debate the Government’s commitment to Nutrition for Growth

Lords debate the Government’s commitment to Nutrition for Growth

On Tuesday 28 January, the House of Lords held a ninety minute debate on the Government's pledge at the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth summit and what they are doing to leverage commitments from other countries. Twelve Peers from all sides of the House spoke in the...

Lords Minister questioned on UK Aid’s nutrition sensitive programmes

Lords Minister questioned on UK Aid’s nutrition sensitive programmes

On Monday in the House of Lords, the Minister for International Development Baroness Sugg was questioned by six Peers on her department's approach to nutrition sensitive aid programming. Labour's International Development spokesperson, Lord Collins, initiated the...