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The SUN Movement Global Gathering 2017 sent a message from Abidjan…

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

For the first time the SUN Movement Global Gathering (SUNGG17) took place in a SUN Country, Côte d’Ivoire, and for the first time in Africa. Over the course of three days, more than 1000 participants from 70 countries, reviewed progress in tackling malnutrition and shared...

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Madagascar to reduce child stunting through a transformative new 10-year program

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

On December 2017, the Government of Madagascar and the World Bank launched an ambitious program that will support efforts to reduce child stunting (low height for age) through a Multiphase Programmatic Approach. The Improving Nutrition Outcomes Program was approved by the World Bank. It will...

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Canadian Parliamentarians and development organizations join forces to increase investment in global nutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Donor Network

On November 21, Nutrition International and RESULTS Canada co-organized “Unleashing the Power of Future Generations through Better Nutrition”, a parliamentary reception to bring attention to the importance of increasing investments in global nutrition for gender equality and the achievement of the Global Goals. The event was hosted by...

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Message from Abidjan: Investing in Nutrition for a Sustainable Future in Africa

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

The “Message from Abidjan” emphasizes the critical importance of functional and healthy food systems and nutrition for a sustainable future in Africa. Malnutrition is currently hampering human and economic development, with 59 million African children stunted, while overweight, obesity and chronic diseases are increasing, creating...

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“Right Start”, Nutrition International’s initiative to improve nutrition in the Philippines

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Donor Network

On 17 October 2017, Nutrition International launched the ‘Right Start Initiative’ in the Philippines to improve nutrition for pregnant women, newborns, infants and young children in the Philippines. Supported by the Government of Canada, Right Start aims to reduce anaemia in pregnant women and young children, and low...

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Nutrition – the guest of honor at the UN General Assembly’s table

  |   SUN Donor Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

From 12 to 25 Septemeber 2017, the 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72) convene at UN Headquarters in New York. Nutrition played an important role during the Assembly where the SUN Movement, along with its partners, called on attendees to take urgent...

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