IAAND Mission, Vision, Principles and Goals

Our mission is to…


Empower members through professional development and promote international collaboration in the global nutrition and dietetics community

IAAND’s vision is….

A global community of dietitians engaged in food and nutrition related health initiatives with diverse populations


Member Focused

Create initiatives and respond to identified members’ professional needs


Recognize diversity as our strength


Foster global partnerships between members and between IAAND and external organizations

Social and Cultural Responsibility

Respect broad points of view, including environmental, economic, social, and cultural factors in decision making process


Act ethically with accountability and commitment to excellence


Evidence-Based Decision Making

Produce and use research outcomes as foundation of initiatives and public actions


Strategic Priority Goals 2017-2022

  • Enhance IAAND member communication and engagement
  • Develop and support IAAND research initiatives and collaborations

  • Support leadership development of IAAND members

  • Continually refine IAAND operational infrastructure and financial status