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  • At the 2014 SUN Movement Global Gathering, the SUN Movement Annual Progress (September 2014) was launched. In the opening ceremony, Tom Arnold, SUN Movement Coordinatora.i. shared a summary of the report to participants at the event. The report shares how transformations are happening in ways where institutions and stakeholders work together and contribute to…

  • On 17 November 2014, ahead of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) launched a comprehensive pocketbookof nutrition related data. The pocketbook covers all regions of the world and is a pocket-sized compendium of the state of nutrition worldwide. The data includes trends on micronutrient deficiencies, obesity…

  • On 19 November 2014, the Global Nutrition Report was launched at the second International Conference on Nutrition in Rome, Italy. The report is one outcome of theNutrition for Growth Summit held in London in 2013. The authors are a group of stakeholders, chaired by representatives of the Governments of Malawi and the UK, working to convene,…

  • At the 2014 SUN Movement Global Gathering, SUN country pages were upgraded and the new mobile-friendly SUN website was launched. The website is an importanttool for all in the SUN Movement to contribute to, and learn about each-others efforts towards scaling up nutrition. This is why SUN country pages have been updated to include…

  • With the launch of the 2014 SUN Progress Report, the SUN Donor network has contributed a feature on resource tracking. This builds on a common methodologyfor tracking financial investments in nutrition which was approved by the SUN Senior Officials Group in December 2013. The methodology was approved by the SUN Senior Officials Group in December 2013. View…

  • On 16 November 2014, the 2014 SUN Movement Global Gathering was opened with a warm welcome from host, Executive Director of the World Food Programmeand SUN Lead Group Member, Ertharin Cousin. Over 300 participants from the 54 SUN countries and SUN networks have come together in Rome, Italy to share and learn from one…

  • Read the October 2014 Update for news from SUN Countries and around the Movement.

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  • In October 2014, consulting firm Mokoro Ltd in partnership with Valid International and FEG Consulting completed the SUN Movement Independent Comprehensive Evaluation (ICE) discussion paper “Future Options for the SUN Movement”.The purpose of the paper is to stimulate discussion at the 2014 SUN Movement Global Gathering (SUNGG). The ICE Evaluation team will facilitate two parallel sessions during the SUNGG to gather…

  • A regional workshop of tools related to financing nutrition interventions took place in Cotonou (Benin) from 28 to 31 October 2014. The workshop reviewed ownershipof tools across costing, financial tracking and participatory local impact monitoring of nutrition interventions. The workshop was organized by the Government of Benin with support from the SUN Movement Secretariat,…

  • On 22 August 2014, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Chad, Hon. Kalzeube Payuimi Deubet, signed a Presedential Decree for the creation, organisation andfunction of a national nutrition council called “Conseil National de Nutrition et d’Alimentation” (CNNA). The decree gives the CNNA legal status and enables them to take the initiative to bring…