• To articulate the policy directions needed for obesity prevention and inspire their translation into policy, research and practice.

The strategies to achieve this Leadership objective are to:

  • Identify policy and research priorities and best practice approaches
  • Convene periodic Obesity Policy think tanks to define policy directions for the present and future
  • Create and disseminate IOTF positions on key issues
  • Facilitate the engagement of leaders from societal sectors that influence obesity development or prevention, especially outside the health domain