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 International Meeting for the Sustained Elimination of  Iodine Deficiency Disorders, Beijing, October 2003
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ADVOCACY AND POLITICAL COMMITMENT

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Anatoly Karpov

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International Meeting for the Sustained Elimination of Iodine Deficiency Disorders, Beijing, 2003

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BACKGROUND

Delegates from 27 nations and 10 agencies and organizations attended this high-profile meeting, which was called in order to inspire governments, industries, and civil groups to quicken their pace in hopes of achieving the goals of the United Nations General Assembly regarding the sustainable elimination of iodine deficiency by 2005. Both nations which have experienced higher degrees of success in reducing IDD and nations which have not been as successful participated.

"Summit in Beijing To Accelerate Progress Against IDD"
IDD Newsletter, February 2004

PROGRAMME

The Programme Book (16 pages)

Final Outcome Statement (2 pages)
1. Securing Political Commitment at the National and Sub-National Level
2. Ensuring the Supply of Iodized Salt
3. Social Mobilization, Demand Creation and Community Participation
4. Monitoring the quality of Iodized Salt and Ensuring Adequate Iodine Nutrition
5. Building National Coalitions for Sustained IDD Elimination

SPEECHES

The Secretary-General of the United Nations

Carol Bellamy, Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund

Carol Bellamy, Speaking Points

Walter Beckey, President of Morton Salt

Anatoly Karpov, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

D. Gulyamova, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan

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COUNTRY REPORTS FROM CEE/CIS and BALTIC STATES

CEECIS and Baltic States Overview

Georgia

Kazakhstan

Kyrgyzstan

Russian Federation

Tajikistan

Turkey

Turkmenistan

Ukraine

Uzbekistan

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LINKS

UNICEF information sheet on Beijing Meeting: http://www.unicef.org/media/media_14931.html

Article on the the Beijing Meeting: http://206.191.51.240/WhatsnewFiles/Timeline/December122003.htm

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