Prominent figures back campaign against malnutrition
United Against Malnutrition and Hunger gained the backing of prominent figures as it launched the alliance at an event at Unilever House in London. UAMH will press the UK to play its part in global efforts to end malnutrition and hunger.

The launch was hosted by broadcaster Swarzy Macaly and introduced by UAMH CEO, Jonny Oates. It heard from prominent speakers including former Foreign Secretary and current President of the International Rescue Committee, David Miliband; former UK Prime Minister, David Cameron; and UNICEF’s Somalia Country Representative Wafaa Saeed. 

A panel chaired by UAMH Co-Chair, Baroness Liz Sugg included the Bishop of Dover, Bishop Rose Hudson-Wilkin; Mike Khunga, a Malawian nutritionist, youth advocate and member of UAMH’s Global Leadership Council; Rebecca Marmot, Chief Sustainability Officer for Unilever; and Royal Air Force Air Marshal (ret’d) Sir Graham Stacey who is currently Policy and Research Director at the European Leadership Network and also a member of our Global Leadership Council.

Gallery: UAMH launch
Host Swarzy Macaly in conversation with IRC President and former UK Foreign Secretary, David Miliband at the launch event.
Former UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, speaking at the launch of United Against Malnutrition and Hunger, gives his backing to the initiative.
UNICEF Country Representative in Somalia, Wafaa Saeed, sets out the dire humanitarian situation in the Horn of Africa.
Baroness Liz Sugg, introduces the panel (from left to right) Bishop Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Sir Graham Stacey, Mike Khunga and Rebecca Marmot.
UAMH CEO, Jonny Oates, welcomes guests from parliament, civil society, science, business and faith communities to the launch.
Host Swarzy Macaly introduces UNICEF Country Representative, Wafaa Saeed.
Our panellists discussed a wide range of issues relating to malnutrition and hunger.
United Against Malnutrition and Hunger is drawing together leaders from scientific, business, finance, military, diplomatic, faith and civil society backgrounds with cross-party support.
We are united by the belief that tackling global malnutrition and hunger should be an international priority for the UK.
Broadcaster and host Swarzy Macaly emphasises the role that young people can play in drawing attention to the hunger crisis.
A wide range of guests, from civil society, parliament, business and faith communities attended the launch.
David Cameron sets out why tackling malnutrition and hunger is not only the right thing to do but in the UK’s interest as well.
Bishop Rose Hudson-Wilkin sets out the moral imperative for action.
Unilever Chief Sustainability officer, Rebecca Marmot, responds to a question about the role of business in tacking the malnutrition crisis.
Air Marshall (Ret’d) Sir Graham Stacey speaks about the impact of malnutrition and hunger on global stability and security.
Nutritionist and youth advocate, Mike Khunga talks about the impact of climate change on frontline communities.
Unilever Chief Sustainability officer, Rebecca Marmot.
Panellists unite around the need for urgent action to address the current crisis.
Bishop Rose concluded the panel with a message of hope for what we can achieve when we work together.
Bishop Rose in conversation with Unilever's Rebecca Marmot.
Host Swarzy Macaly brings the event to a close with a rousing call for action.
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