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Latin American and Caribbean SUN Civil Society Alliances meet to discuss 2016 achievements and future perspectives

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

On 16 February 2017, the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) SUN Civil Society Alliances from Guatemala, Peru, El Salvador (with the Colombian civil society representative as observer) held a webinar on their 2016 achievements, and future perspectives. The objective of the call was to share...

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Panorama report on food and nutrition a wake up call for governments in Latin America and the Caribbean

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 19 January 2017, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) launched the Panorama of Food and Nutrition Security in Latin America and the Caribbean report....

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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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The President of El Salvador signs a Pact for Gender Equality on International Women’s Day

  |   SUN Country Network

On 8 March 2016 El Salvador commemorated International Women's Day with a ceremony where President Salvador Sánchez Cerén, President of the Supreme Justice Court, Óscar Armando Pineda, and President of the Legislative Chamber, Lorena Peña, came together to sign an Gender Equality Pact. The Gender Equality Pact recognises the...

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New International Atomic Energy Agency inter-regional project, upcoming event and latest newsletter

  |   SUN UN Network

IAEA Inter-Regional Project 'Contributing to the evidence base to improve stunting reduction programmes' Throughout 2015, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is preparing a new inter-regional project on 'Contributing to the evidence base to improve stunting reduction programmes' covering Africa, Asia and Latin America. Stunting is caused...

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Online Discussion | The Latin American approach to the double burden of malnutrition

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Until 2nd July 2015, the Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN forum) has opened an online discussion about What are Latin American countries doing to tackle the double burden of malnutrition effectively?. This online discussion was organised in collaboration with the Red de Información y Educación Alimentaria y Nutricional...

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Experience of advocacy and lobbying by the alliance of civil society organisations for food and nutritional sovereignty and security in El Salvador.

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The Alliance of Civil Society Organisations for Nutritional and Food Sovereignty and Security has actively participated in advocacy spaces to request that the Legislative Assembly reform the provisions of the criminal code relating to the market, free competition and consumer protection. This has arisen with...

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Preparation is underway for regional workshops this April, on SUN country budget analysis

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

As of 19th March 2015, preparation of regional workshops on accelerating SUN country tracking of nutrition-relevant budget allocations is progressing with organisation by UNICEF on behalf of the UN Network. The workshops will be closed events with participants upon invitation only. The 32 SUN countries participating in the...

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