2012 G20 Watch
Date: Mon, 2012-06-18
Location: Los Cabos, Mexico
Hosting organization: The Government of Mexico
2012 G20 Summit in Los Cabos
18-19 JUNE 2012 | MEXICO – Group of 20 (G20) countries are going a long way to improving health of their populations through their commitment to ensure food security. G20 Leaders recognized that malnutrition compromises human resources, impeding growth and development and supported the SUN framework and launched the AgResults Initiative, aiming to improve food security for the most vulnerable through private sector innovation. PMNCH members, including ActionAid, ONE, STC, World Vision among others, advocated for improved nutrition -- the underlying cause of one third of child deaths. On PMNCHweb’s G20 WATCH, read Comments from PMNCH Board Chair Dr. Julio Frenk and Director Carole Present and other related statements and blogs.
In this section of the PMNCH website, we will collate all events, news and releases related to reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH). Link to highlights from the 2012 Leaders' Declaration most related to reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health---the section on Food Security, as well as the announcement of the AgResults Initiative. We also have Blogs and press releases from Partners related to the initiative and the G20, as well as the B20--or Business Summit. As well, clippings of relevance to RMNCH can be found "in the news".
The G20 comprises:
Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa , The European Union, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States. In addition, Mexico has invited Benin, Cambodia, Chile, Columbia, Ethiopia, Spain and eight international organizations.