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  • This Quarterly Update shares the progress made by the SUN Civil Society Network from April – June 2016 which their strengthen collective efforts to Scale Up Nutrition.Most recently, the SUN Civil Society Network has provided extensive contributions to the 2016-2020 SUN Movement Strategy and Road Map. Download a summary English SUN Civil Society Network Resources The…

  • On 21 April 2016, the Government of Nepal, the European Union and  UNICEF launched the national “Golden 1000 days Public Awareness Campaign”. Led by the NationalPlanning Commission (NPC), the campaign aims to raise the awareness of the unique window of opportunity between a women’s pregnancy and her child’s second birthday, to shape a healthier and…

  • On 1 June 2016, the National SUN Secretariat and the Ministry of Planning Development & Reform in collaboration with other ministries & partners, organized a consultativemeeting on the formulation of Pakistan’s Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy. All stakeholders from line ministries, provincial departments, development partners, businesses, donors, UN, academicians & researchers contributed in the meeting. Welcoming the…

  • On 20 June 2016, the Multi-stakeholder Platform on Food Security and Nutrition was formalised at the National Forum on Nutrition and Food Security. The Kyrgyz government,with support from UNICEF Kyrgyzstan, brought together representatives from academia, civil society, international organisation and business to improve coordination in the field of nutrition and food security, including the signing…

  • From 13 to 14 June 2016, the EAT Stockholm Food Forum took place in Stockholm, Sweden. The event brought together global leaders and experts infood, health, and sustainability to help develop goals, strategies, and guidelines to meet the interconnected challenges of consumption and production patterns, cities, accountability, technology and innovation across the food industry….

  • The National Community Nutrition Programme Unit, under the coordination of the National Nutrition Office, reinforces community-level actions through a mass mobilization programme in disadvantaged districtsof the capital of Madagascar, Antananarivo. The first two events were held on 28 January and 5 March 2016 respectively, in the districts of Manarintsoa Atsinanana and Ambatolampy Tsimahafotsy. The…

  • On 14 June 2016, the independent and comprehensive annual review of the state of the world’s nutrition, the Global Nutrition Report, was launched simultaneously inmultiple locations around the world. The Global Nutrition Report is a multipartner initiative that holds a mirror up to the successes and failures of meeting intergovernmental nutrition targets. It documents progress…

  • From 23 to 26 May 2016, the 69th World Health Assembly was held in Geneva, Switzerland. Following a welcome address by World Health Organization (WHO)Director-General, Margaret Chan, around 3,900 delegates from WHO’s 194 Member States discussed a wide range of Agenda Items. Core topics which impact the efforts of members of the Movement included:…

  • On 8 June 2016, on the third anniversary of the 2013 Nutrition for Growth Summit, the Generation Nutrition campaign launched the new report – “NutritionFunding: The Missing Piece of the Puzzle”. Each year, undernutrition claims the lives of nearly three million children under the age of five and costs the global economy billions of…

  • On 11 May 2016, the Union Minister for Foreign Affairs, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, met with Heads of the United Nations agencies and otherinternational organisations (World Bank, ADB and ICRC) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw. The Union Minister for Planning and Finance, the Minister of State for Foreign…