Indonesia hosts the 12th Southeast Asian Nutrition Leadership Program
From 4 to 8 August 2017, the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Regional Center for Food and Nutrition (SEAMEO RECFON) hosted the 12th Southeast Asian Nutrition Leadership Program (SEANLP) in Indonesia. The SEANLP is part of the European Nutrition Leadership Program network and was organised to prepare nutrition champions in the region to be catalysts for change in scaling up nutrition.
We need to have Nutrition Movers, a new critical mass of leaders in the field of nutrition who have vision, integrity, confidence and capacity to ignite action for change, and who are well-informed with the current situation and can stimulate partnerships with other leaders to achieve the goals of nutrition improvement in the region”
Agus Haryanto, Deputy Director of SEAMEO REFCON
Three key elements of the program were:
- Effective Leadership: Team Building, Communication, Critical Thinking, Understanding about Yourself, Managing Change
- Networking and Collaboration
- Leading Nutrition in Global Context
The SEANLP has been organized by SEAMEO RECFON since 2002 to provide a forum for networking among nutritionists in the region where information and ideas are exchanged and collaboration projects can be established.