International Union of Nutritional Sciences

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International Union of Nutritional Sciences
Abbreviation IUNS
Formation 1948
Type INGO
Location
  • Vienna, Austria
Region served
Worldwide
Official language
English
President
Anna Lartey, Ghana
Parent organization
International Council for Science
Website IUNS Official website

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 82 national adhering bodies and 16 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 4070 106
2013 Granada  Spain 3896
2017 Argentina - scheduled for 2017  Argentina

Governing Council[edit]

The Council consists of 5 Officers, the President, President-Elect, Vice-President, Secretary-General, Treasurer, Immediate Past-President, and six Council members. IUNS's current council consists of the following: - President: Anna Lartey Ghana; - Vice President: V. Prakash India; - President Elect: Alfredo Martinez Hernandez Spain; - Secretary General: Catherine Geissler UK; - Treasurer: Helmut Heseker Germany; - Member: Lynette Neufeld Canada; - Member: S. K. Roy Bangladesh; - Member: Godwin D. Ndossi Tanzania; - Member: Andrew Prentice UK; - Member: Teruo Miyazawa Japan; - Member: Reynaldo Martorell USA - Immediate Past-President: Ibrahim Elmadfa Austria; - Immediate Past Secretary General: Rekia Belahsen Morocco;

Headquarters[edit]

IUNS is registered in Vienna, Austria.

Secretariat[edit]

IUNS; The Nutrition Society; 10 Cambridge Court; 210 Shepherds Bush Road; London; UK; W6 7NJ

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