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Advocating for food systems change

Last year Save the Children set the longest Christmas table of the Netherlands, virtually. More than 2,100 people took a seat at our table. Together they drew attention to the vital importance of healthy and nutritious food for children worldwide. The table talk was clear: we need to eradicate child hunger and malnutrition.

Today, on December 13th, we took our table global. Save the Children and the Right2Grow alliance invited parliamentarians from the Netherlands and our programme countries - Uganda, Burkina, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Bangladesh - to have a conversation on the crucial importance of healthy eating for children worldwide. During Covid-19, the global nutrition situation worsened rapidly. In some countries, there are literally no food reserves available. In times like these, it is more important than ever to bring people together - around physical or virtual tables - to advocate for food systems change.

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