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About the Nutrition CEO Council

Every 11 seconds, malnutrition claims a child’s life

A wave of hunger and malnutrition, spurred by COVID-19 continues to threaten children and families around the world. Luckily, we have the tools to prevent this.

The Council’s focus is global nutrition and its objectives in 2022 include:

The Council’s focus is global nutrition and its objectives in 2022 include:

  • To inspire increased support for nutrition from U.S. political leadership through high-level engagement.
  • To advance civil society advocacy, commitment, and support for nutrition as a foundational part of all development success.

Advocacy and Policy Priorities 2022

Recent Activity

Members of the Nutrition CEO Council joined the global community to elevate the continued need for commitments to food and nutrition security at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) the week of September 19th in New York, NY. Read our statement here. (October 2022)

The Nutrition CEO Council celebrates the passage of the Global Malnutrition Prevention and Treatment Act. Read our statement here. (October 2022)

In light of current events and their impact on global food insecurity and malnutrition, the Nutrition CEO Council is requesting $5 billion of supplemental funding for U.S. international humanitarian and development food and nutrition assistance programs and $5 billion of global COVID funding. (May 2022)