Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity

Timeline of events

May 2014

WHO Director-General announces the establishment of a high-level Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity at the World Health Assembly.

18–20 June 2014

First Meeting of the Ad hoc Working Group on Science and Evidence for Ending Childhood Obesity, Geneva.

17–18 July 2014

First Meeting of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity, Geneva

13–14 October 2014

Hearings with non-State actors, Geneva.

15–17 December 2014

Second Meeting of the Ad hoc Working Group on Science and Evidence, Geneva.

18–19 December 2014

First Meeting of the Ad hoc Working Group on Implementation, Monitoring and Accountability for Ending Childhood Obesity, Geneva.

13–14 January 2015

Second Meeting of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity, Geneva.

16 March–6 June 2015

Interim Report of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity open for comment.

24–25 March 2015

Western Pacific Regional Consultation with Member States and Informal Hearings with non-State actors, Manila, Philippines.

15–16 April 2015

Second Meeting of the Ad hoc Working Group on Implementation, Monitoring and Accountability for Ending Childhood Obesity, Cape Town, South Africa.

22–23 June 2015

Third Meeting of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity, Hong Kong SAR, China.

2 July 2015

Eastern Mediterranean Region Consultation with Member States and non-State actors, Cairo, Egypt.

27-28 July 2015

Western Pacific Region - Pacific Island Countries and Territories Consultation with Member States, Associate Member States and Territories, Auckland, New Zealand.

27-28 August 2015

Americas Region Consultation with Member States and Hearings with non-State actors, Mexico City, Mexico.

7-9 September 2015

Third meeting of the Ad hoc Working Group on Implementation, Monitoring and Accountability, Geneva, Switzerland.

28-29 September 2015

South-East Asia Region Consultation with Member States, New Delhi, India.

22-23 October 2015

African Region Consultation with Member States, Accra, Ghana.

29-30 October 2015

European Region Consultation with Member States, Malta.