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Why a Child’s First 1,000 Days Is The Smallest Big Thing For Human Rights

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This blog was originally published by the Huffington Post. Access the original article. For us in the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement, Human Rights Day, auspiciously marked at the end of each calendar year, offers a perfect opportunity to reflect on where we stand with making sure that...

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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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Advances in the strategy for the prevention of chronic malnutrition in Guatemala

  |   SUN Country Network

On 5 December, representatives of the member institutions of the Presidential Commission for the Reduction of Chronic Malnutrition met to evaluate actions undertaken in 2017 and to approve the timetable for implementation of the National Strategy for the Prevention of Chronic Malnutritionin the first semester...

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Junior parliamentarians commit to advancing nutrition in central Zimbabwe

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

The Zimbabwe Civil Society Organisations Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance (ZCSOSUNA), an alliance of civil society organisations working together to address malnutrition, has formed an innovative new partnership with the Zimbabwe Youth council to ensure national plans to address malnutrition respond to the experiences of children...

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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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UN officials meet with Djibouti President on sustainable development

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On 23 July 2017, senior United Nations officials met with Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh to discuss cooperation of the UN agencies in the country. UN chiefs Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme...

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