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The first-ever checklist for quality national nutrition plans is launched

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

On 19 December 2016, the UN Network for SUN and the SUN Movement Secretariat launched a checklist for good national nutrition plans, the first of its kind. There is strong consensus that harmonised support to national processes is a prerequisite for sustainable development. However, no...

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The 2016 Micronutrient Forum positions women’s nutrition at the centre of sustainable development

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

From 24-28 October 2016, the 2016 Micronutrient Forum was held in Mexico, providing a common ground and collaborative space for professionals, organisations and stakeholders who share an interest in reducing micronutrient malnutrition. The Conference focused on the importance of placing women’s nutrition at the center...

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On 21 September 2016, UNICEF Executive Director and SUN Movement Lead Group Chair Anthony Lake addresses The Scaling Up Nutrition Movement 2016-2010: From Inspiration to Impact meeting at UNICEF House.

The SUN Movement Lead Group, which is chaired by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake, brings together high-level leaders from government, civil society, international organizations, donor agencies, businesses and foundations in a collective action to improve nutrition. The SUN Movement, launched in 2010, works to improve direct nutrition interventions, focusing on the critical 1,000-day window between the start of a pregnancy and a child’s second birthday. The country-led initiative now includes commitments from 55 countries, more than 100 global stakeholders and over 2,000 organizations.

Global champions appointed to the SUN Movement Lead Group to spearhead the fight against malnutrition

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 21 September 2016, the office of the United Nations Secretary-General announced the 29 member SUN Movement Lead Group to spearhead the fight against malnutrition over the next two years. The group was appointed by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and coincided with their inaugural meeting at...

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