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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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Compendium of case studies: Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

In 2016, following the 2015 Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection Programs in Moscow, Russia, the document Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition: Compendium of Case Studies, was shared on the SecureNutrition website. The compendium serves as a mile marker on progress to improve...

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Compact2025 begins roundtables in Bangladesh, Malawi, Rwanda and Ethiopia to address hunger and malnutrition

  |   SUN Country Network

On 26 May 2016, the final of four roundtable discussions on Compact2025 took place in Malawi with State Vice President Dr Saulosi Klaus Chilima emphasising the need for Malawi to fight hunger and under nutrition. He stated that if it is not addressed, national and...

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Chef and Campaigner Jamie Oliver joins Ministers of Health at the 69th World Health Assembly to talk about nutrition globally

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

On 23 May 2016, in the side lines of the Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly, Ministers of Health were joined by nutrition champions in Geneva to talk about the status of nutrition globally. The event, titled "Accelerating National Progress on Tackling child Obesity and Child Undernutrition in...

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