SUN Movement Global Gathering 2017

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In 2017 – for the first time – the SUN Movement Global Gathering will take place in a SUN Country – Côte d’Ivoire. Abidjan will welcome members of the SUN Movement and host proceedings to share their inspirational progress and encourage global collaboration in the fight against malnutrition.

The SUN Global Gathering brings together all SUN Government Focal Points and representatives of their partners from civil society, donors, United Nations agencies, private sector partners, academia, media, parliamentarians and others. It is the flagship event of the SUN Movement
and an important moment where members take stock of progress and challenges, share their innovations and learn what is helping to reduce malnutrition across all SUN Countries. It is a moment for every actor to be energised and encouraged through sharing, learning and finding ways to take their fight against malnutrition to the next level.

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The SUN Movement Global Gathering will take place from 7-9 November 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The event is by invitation only, however, many sessions will be webcast live for global audiences to take part and contribute to the dialogue via social media with #SUNGG17

Côte d'Ivoire announced as host of the SUN Movement Global Gathering

On 28 July 2o17, Vice-President Daniel Kablan Duncan announced that Côte d’Ivoire would host the 2017 SUN Movement Global Gathering in November 2017. The announcement was made during a meeting of the national nutrition committee.

Côte d’Ivoire has been a member of the SUN Movement since 2013 and has made significant progress in coordinating multiple stakeholders to scale up nutrition. Hosting the 2017 SUN Movement Global Gathering represents an opportune moment to showcase the efforts being made across the country to fight against malnutrition in all its forms.

Read more at Agence Ivoirienne de Presse.