Knowledge A Hub of Information to Drive Implementation

Our efforts to empower the world's population to live healthier lifestyles requires us to share as much information as possible on our priorities and actions around the key areas we are working to address. The Knowledge section of our site does exactly that. Here you will find even more information on the key priorities of the Health & Wellness Pillar, as well as the actions we are taking today.

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Helpful External Links for Additional Knowledge

Our Liaison Group
We work closely with regional collaborative platforms and the strategic partners and alliances our organisation has identified as key to helping us drive positive change globally. View a complete list of our strategic partners via the corporate section of our site.
 

World Health Organisation
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
 
In the 21st century, health is a shared responsibility, involving equitable access to essential care and collective defence against transnational threats.
 

World Health Assembly
The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board. The main functions of the World Health Assembly are to determine the policies of the Organization, appoint the Director-General, supervise financial policies, and review and approve the proposed programme budget. The Health Assembly is held annually in Geneva, Switzerland.
 

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.
 

International Food Information Council Foundation
The International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation is dedicated to the mission of effectively communicating science-based information on health, nutrition and food safety for the public good.  
 

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
To that end, ICC provides a forum for businesses and other organizations to examine and better comprehend the nature and significance of the major shifts taking place in the world economy. We also offer an influential and respected channel for supplying business leadership to help governments manage those shifts in a collaborative manner for the benefit of the world economy as a whole.
 

The European Food Information Council (EUFIC)
The European Food Information Council (EUFIC) is a non-profit organisation which communicates science-based information on nutrition and health, food safety and quality, to help consumers to be better informed when choosing a well-balanced, safe and healthful diet.
 

The International Life Sciences Institute
The International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) is a nonprofit, worldwide organization whose mission is to provide science that improves human health and well-being and safeguards the environment.
It achieves this mission by fostering collaboration among experts from academia, government, and industry on conducting, gathering, summarizing, and disseminating science.
 

The United Nations
The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights. 
 

Consumers International (CI)
Consumers International (CI) is the world federation of consumer groups that, working together with its members, serves as the only independent and authoritative global voice for consumers. There are eight basic consumer rights which define and determine our principles. You can also read about our work to protect and empower consumers everywhere.
 
 

Latest News

Find out exactly what is happening in The Consumer Goods Forum's Health & Wellness Pillar via our latest news releases.

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Check out the extensive list of publications that have been produced through the collaborative efforts of our members around the world. 

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@The Forum Blog

See what else is happening at The Forum via our Health & Wellness related blog posts. Contributors include staff, members and other key stakeholders.

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