World Obesity Day is observed globally on 4 March 2021 with the view of promoting practical solutions to end the global obesity crisis. The European Childhood Obesity Group (ECOG) and ESPGHAN are calling on policy makers and healthcare providers to help shape understanding, policies and research that reflect the true complexity of childhood obesity and deliver effective prevention strategies, treatments, and care. Discover more →

Twenty European health, medical, consumer, child and family organizations called for the European institutions to adopt legislation that would protect children from “the widespread, ubiquitous and insidious marketing of nutritionally poor food.” Discover more →

After three years of action targeting French doctors, this event aimed to present the results collected and to think together about ways to extend abroad this initiative. Representatives from the health, food and higher education sectors, scientists, decision-makers and civil society were invited to participate. A 100% digital event, with online conferences over two half-days. Discover more →