SM15 Preview: The Power of Nutrition

Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. | 13:30 – 14:30 GMT or convert time)
Location: World Bank Headquarters, Preston Auditorium & Online

Follow the event on Twitter with #PowerOfNutrition

The Power of Nutrition is a new innovative financing facility dedicated to unlocking up to $1 billion of new private and public financing to improve child nutrition.

Join us for a panel discussion with the ministers power-nutritionof finance together with senior leadership from the Power of Nutrition partner organizations – the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, UBS Optimus Foundation, the UK Department of International Development, UNICEF and the World Bank Group – as they introduce the new fund and discuss the importance of investing in nutrition, the challenges countries are facing, and concrete steps towards scaling up high-impact programming for child nutrition.

One of the mechanisms through which the Power of Nutrition will operate is a new World Bank Group multi-donor trust fund for which eligible countries can apply.

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Executive Director, UNICEF
Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer, World Bank Group
CEO, UBS Optimus Foundation
CEO, The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF)
President & Editor-in-Chief, Devex