The objective of JANPA (Joint Action on Nutrition and Physical Activity) is to contribute to halting the rise of overweight and obesity in children within the global frame of the EU Action Plan on Childhood Obesity 2014-2020.
39 partners from 26 European countries have worked together for 2 years on economic aspects of the subject, selection of best practices for early interventions and at school, use of nutritional information and monitoring of the nutritional composition of foods. JANPA is coordinated by France (Ministry for Solidarity and Health - Direction générale de la santé; French agency for food, environnemental and occupational health & safety – ANSES).
The final conference aims to present the JANPA key findings and recommendations. The presence of the Health and Food Safety Commissioner and of the French Minister for Solidarity and Health is expected. Speakers and panellists from EU and international institutions, as well as various stakeholders, will discuss with the JANPA partners and the audience practical and political implications of the JANPA key results and the follow-up of JANPA’s actions at country and European level.