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Civil Society Alliances and Nutrition – Opportunities & Challenges

  |   Blogs, SUN Civil Society Network

The SUN Civil Society Network (SUNCSN) has as we speak 2.500 member organisations organised as National Civil Society Alliances (CSA) spread across 39 countries globally. In mid-July, I attended the SUN Civil Society Regional Learning Exchange – Asia co-organised by Global SUN CSN Secretariat and the Civil...

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Celebrating WBW2017 in Central and South Asia

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

Enjoy our round-up from Central and South Asian SUN Countries of the 25th World Breastfeeding Week (WBW2017). Celebrated under the theme “Sustaining Breastfeeding Together!”, these collective efforts are bringing attention to breastfeeding’s remarkable ability to provide the nourishment needed for the growth, development and survival...

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Report launch reviews SUN Movement progress and partnerships

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

On 26 July 2017, an event examining SUN Movement progress and partnerships was held at the Center for Strategic & International Studies. The event included a panel of experts working in or with SUN Countries and concluded with questions and answers from the audience. ...

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136th Inter-Parliamentary Union is held in Dhaka, Bangladesh

  |   SUN Country Network

From 1 April 2017, the 136th Inter-Parliamentarian Union General Assembly brought together over 1,000 delegates from 131 Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) countries to Dhaka, Bangladesh. Inaugurated by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the five-day Assembly began with the theme "Redressing inequalities: Delivering on dignity and well-being for...

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High level officials unite for nutrition during visit from SUN Movement Coordinator in Bangladesh

  |   SUN Country Network

On 2 April 2017, Gerda Verburg, SUN Movement Coordinator and UN Assistant Secretary-General, met with high level officials in Bangladesh to discuss how the country is working towards achieving the sustainable development goals and better nutrition for all. The three-day visit included meetings with the...

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Bangladeshi women MPs attend advocacy seminar on mainstreaming nutrition in national policies

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On the 23rd February 2017, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Alive and Thrive, with the support of the Private Media and Communication Company arranged a seminar aimed at engaging women parliamentarians in mainstreaming nutrition into policies, with a special emphasis on the importance of breastfeeding, and maternal,...

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