International Union of Nutritional Sciences

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The International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS) is an international non-governmental organization established in 1948 to devote the advancement of nutrition. Since its 1948 foundation, the membership has grown to include 83 national adhering bodies and 15 affiliations.

IUNS International Congresses[edit]

Year City Country Number of Delegates Countries attending
1948 London  United Kingdom 22 13
1952 Basel   Switzerland 150 18
1954 Amsterdam  Netherlands 360 32
1957 Paris  France 1000 22
1960 Washington, D.C.  United States 2000 65
1963 Edinburgh  United Kingdom 1500 63
1966 Hamburg  West Germany 2100 81
1969 Prague  Czechoslovakia 1800 62
1972 Mexico City  Mexico 2000 66
1975 Kyoto  Japan 2300 55
1978 Rio de Janeiro  Brazil 3500 92
1981 San Diego  United States 2500 83
1985 Brighton  United Kingdom 2300 92
1989 Seoul  South Korea 3500 104
1993 Adelaide  Australia 2600 91
1997 Montreal  Canada 3250 92
2001 Vienna  Austria 3550 113
2005 Durban  South Africa 2100 92
2009 Bangkok  Thailand
2013 Granada - scheduled for September 15 - 20  Spain

Governing Council[edit]

The council consists of the President, President-Elect, Vice-President, Secretary-General, Treasurer, Immediate Past-President, and six Members-At-Large. IUNS's current council consists of the following: - President: Ibrahim Elmadfa of Austria; - Vice President: Linday Allen USA; - President Elect: Anna Lartey of Ghana; - Secretary General: Rekia Belahsen Morocco; - Treasurer: Suzanne Murphy USA; - Immediate Past-President: Ricardo Uauy Chile; - Immediate Past Secretary General: Osman Galal USA; - Member: Malgorzata Schlegel-Zawadska Poland; - Member: Emorn Wasantwisut Thailand; - Member: Godwin D. Ndossi Tanzania; - Member: V. Prakash India; - Member: Xiaoguang Yang China; - Member: J. Alfredo Martinez Spain

Headquarters[edit]

IUNS is registered in Vienna, Austria.

Secretariat[edit]

IUNS; c/o Kenes International; De Ruyterkade 7; 1013 AA Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Tel: +31-20-7630102

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