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Why saying ‘let’s empower women’ is not good enough

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On 21 February 2017, Ms. Gerda Verburg, Scaling Up Nutrition Movement Coordinator and Assistant UN Secretary-General met Thomson Reuters to share the key lessons from her personal and professional life. Highlighting why, the perspectives of women are imperative and crucial to achieving sustainable development. Saying ‘let’s...

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Lesotho’s Food and Nutrition Coordination Office steps up commitment following a series of high level meetings

  |   SUN Country Network

From 30 April to 2 May 2017, SUN Movement Coordinator Gerda Verburg visited high level leaders in Lesotho to reflect on progress made and priorities for nutrition in coming months. As Lesotho heads into elections, the meetings were at an opportune moment to ensure continued...

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

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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

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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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Indonesian Ministers of finance, health, planning and development talk nutrition with SUN Movement Coordinator

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On 22 February 2017, SUN Movement Coordinator and Assistant Secretary-General, Ms. Gerda Verburg, met with Ministers from a wide range of sectors during a two day visit to Indonesia. Gerda was welcomed by Ibu Nina Sardjunani at Indonesia's Sustainable Development Secretariat Office - Ibu Nina...

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Top government officials in Cambodia meet with SUN Movement Coordinator to tackle malnutrition

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On 20 February 2017, Gerda Verburg, SUN Movement Coordinator and UN Assistant Secretary-General, met with the Cambodian government to discuss progress in tackling malnutrition. During her two day visit, Ms. Verburg met with policy makers and champions from multiple sectors to discuss Cambodia's the path...

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Deputy Prime Minister of Viet Nam meets with SUN Movement Coordinator to discuss progress in eliminating malnutrition by 2030

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On 16 February 2017, in Ha Noi, Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Vu Duc Dam of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam had a meeting with Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Coordinator and Assistant UN Secretary-General Ms. Gerda Verburg to discuss progress in eliminating malnutrition by...

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Nutrition at the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

  |   SUN Donor Network, SUN Business Network

From 17-20 January 2017, around 3,000 global leaders gathered in Davos, Switzerland, for the 47th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum to tackle issues threatening the world today. Davos revolves around the idea that the only way to address big challenges is to talk to...

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