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  • On 24 October 2014, a meeting was organised by the Pakistan Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms to promote the formulation of the Pakistan business network for scaling up nutrition in Islamabad. The network was the result of a collaboration between the Ministry, the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Micronutrient Initiative (MI) and the United Nations…

  • On 13 – 18 October 2014, the 41st Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) took place in Rome, Italy.  The CFS meets annually to take stock of progress on reducing food insecurity in the world, and to map out key policy objectives over the course of the year. It reports to the…

  • On 13 October 2014, the Global Hunger Index (GHI) for 2014 was released by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).  The report, which was jointly prepared by IFPRI, Welthungerhilfe and Concern Worldwide brings new insights to the global debate on where to focus efforts in the fight against hunger and malnutrition. The GHI has…

  • On 9 October 2014, representatives from all SUN Networks participated in the monthly Network Facilitators teleconference hosted by the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement Secretariat. Updates came from recent activities including SUN Business Network Breakfast and Advisory Group Meeting in New York on the 24th September 2014 in the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly…

  • On 17 October 2014, a media seminar about the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) was held in Accra, Ghana for journalists from private and public media. The event was organised by the Ghana News Agency (GNA), the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) and the World Health Organisation (WHO). The key messages for the journalists…

  • Throughout 2014, CSONA Malawi has produced multimedia to aid their efforts in scaling up nutrition. These tools aid social mobilisation, communication and advocacy efforts for the engagement of all stakeholders. They encompass key messages to improve awareness of the underlying causes of malnutrition and to promote of good nutrition practices for the people of rural…

  • In August 2014, as part of National Nutrition Month, the National Nutrition Centre (NNC) in the Ministry of Health of Myanmar broadcast a short film to educate the public about the importance of the thousand day window from conception through to two years of age. The NNC produced the video with support from Save the…

  • On 7 October 2014, the Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN) hosted a three day meeting at the town hall in Oxford, United Kingdom. The aim of the meeting was to facilitate technical learning on nutrition in emergencies and high burden contexts. The meeting engaged over 100 participants from multiple stakeholder groups including NGOs, UN agencies, academia,…

  • Read the September 2014 Update for news from SUN Countries and around the Movement. ENGLISH | FRENCH | ESPAÑOL

  • At the end of September 2014, consulting firm Mokoro Ltd in partnership with Valid International and FEG Consulting completed the SUN Movement Independent Comprehensive Evaluation Interim Report. The Interim Progress Report is intended to provide an update to the Lead Group, an interim assessment of the SUN Movement Secretariat (SMS) and to share initial findings from the evaluation. The Interim Progress…