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As part of the SUN Movement’s stewardship arrangements, the SUN Movement Executive Committee acts on behalf of the SUN Movement Lead Group to oversee the development and implementation of the Movement’s strategy.

Meet the members of the SUN Movement Executive Committee:

      • BAKER, Shawn (CHAIR)
        Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
      • KA, Abdoulaye (CO-CHAIR)
        Cellule de lutte contre la Malnutrition Primature, Senegal

      • BRANCA, Francesco
        World Health Organization
      • DE MARQUEZ, Daysi
        Consejo Nacional de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional (CONASAN)
      • EDMONDSON, Jane
        Department for International Development (DFID), Bangladesh
      • HADDAD, Lawrence
        Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)
      • KINTU Christine Guwatuddu
        Office of the Prime Minister, Uganda
      • KOIRALA, Uma
        Civil Society Alliance for Nutrition, Nepal (CSANN)
      • MIKINDO, Tumaini
        Partnership for Nutrition in Tanzania (PANITA)
      • NEWSOME, Martha
        Medical Teams International
      • PHIRI, Felix
        Ministry of Health, Department of Nutrition, Malawi
      • SHAHEEN, Muhammad Aslam
        Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform/Planning Commission of Pakistan
      • SHEKAR, Meera
        World Bank
      • WIENTJES, Fokko
        Royal DSM

      • KARIM, Moin
        UNOPS ex officio member

SUN Movement Executive Committee Terms Reference: English

Summary of meetings

 SUN Movement Executive Committee Meetings

      • 04 October 2017, via teleconference. Summary Note (to come)
      • 11 July 2017, via teleconference. Summary Note: English
      • 20 March 2017, via teleconference. Summary Note: English
      • 29 November 2016, Rome, Italy. Summary Note: English 
      • 21 September 2016, New York, United States. Summary Note: English | Action Points: English
      • 08 June 2016, via teleconference. Summary Note: English
      • 24 – 26 February 2016, Geneva, Switzerland. Summary Note: English | Français | Español
      • 22 September 2015, New York, United States. Summary Note: English | Français |Español

Upcoming meetings

Executive Committee meetings during the 2017 SUN Movement Global Gathering:

About the SUN Movement Ethical Framework

The SUN Movement Ethical Framework is for individuals in the Movement to use as a guide to ethical behaviour. The Ethical Framework ensures that space is provided for aspects of transparency and accountability of the Movement’s stewardship arrangements and support system, so that they can be easily assessed by those inside and outside of the Movement.

Download the SUN Movement Ethical Framework
Signed Codes of Conduct

The following Codes of Conduct have been signed in support of the SUN Movement Ethical Framework.

      • BAKER, Shawn (CHAIR) – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (14/10/2016)
      • KA, Abdoulaye (CO-CHAIR) – Cellule de lutte contre la Malnutrition Primature, Senegal (31/10/2016)

      • BRANCA, Francesco – World Health Organization. This WHO declaration dated 08/12/2016 is in lieu of a code of conduct. 
      • DE MARQUEZ, Daysi – Consejo Nacional de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional (CONASAN) (08/11/2016)
      • EDMONDSON, Jane – Department for International Development (DFID), Bangladesh (21/10/2016)
      • HADDAD, Lawrence, Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) (23/02/2017)
      • KINTU Christine Guwatuddu – Office of the Prime Minister, Uganda (14/11/2016)
      • KOIRALA, Uma – Civil Society Alliance for Nutrition, Nepal (CSANN) (19/11/2016)
      • MIKINDO, Tumaini – Partnership for Nutrition in Tanzania (PANITA) (24/10/2016)
      • NEWSOME, Martha – Medical Teams International (19/10/2016)
      • PHIRI, Felix – Ministry of Health, Department of Nutrition, Zambia (18/10/2016)
      • SHAHEEN, Muhammad Aslam – Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform/Planning Commission of Pakistan (08/11/2016)
      • SHEKAR, Meera – World Bank (21/09/2016)
      • WIENTJES, Fokko – Royal DSM (08/11/2016)

      • KARIM, Moin – UNOPS ex officio member
Membership process

The initial process for selecting members of the Executive Committee was proposed by the SUN Networks and the SUN Movement Coordinator for a period of two years. The group represented the diversity of stakeholders in the Movement and had a gender and geographical balance. At the time, it consisted of 16 people, with 10 drawn from the SUN Networks and 6 drawn from SUN Government Focal Points. New change management procedures were endorsed by the SUN Movement Executive Committee in November 2016 to support the committee’s Chair and Co-chair in managing changes in consultation with the SUN Movement Coordinator.

The Chair and Co-Chair designations are decided by the SUN Movement Executive Committee as a whole. It is up to individuals to accept their nominations.

View the change management procedures
Summary of updates to membership
      • February 2017: New member, Lawrence Haddad of GAIN, welcomed
      • January 2017: Resignation of Marc Van Ameringen of GAIN, accepted
      • November 2016: New ex officio member, Moin Karim of UNOPS, accepted
      • August 2016: Role change and continued membership of Martha Newsome accepted
      • July 2016: New member, Tumaini Mikindo of PANITA, Tanzania, welcomed
      • June 2016: Resignation of William Chilufya of Civil Society, Zambia, accepted
      • March 2016: Role change and continued membership of Jane Edmondson accepted