SUN Newsletter

NUTRITION FOR GROWTH SUMMIT 2021

On 7-8 December 2021, the Government of Japan will host the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit, an unprecedented opportunity to set the world on a pathway towards achieving the SDGs – in particular, ending malnutrition in all its forms by 2030.

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WELCOME TO SUN, DJIBOUTI!


On 18 November 2021, UN Assistant Secretary-General and SUN Movement Coordinator, Gerda Verburg, received a letter from the Government of Djibouti expressing their interest in joining the Movement. Djibouti is the third country to join the Movement in 2021 and the 65th member State to join the Movement since its creation in 2010.

NEW INITIATIVE!

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Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and the SUN Movement have launched a new initiative aiming to bring immunisation and nutrition efforts together. Combining vaccines with nutrition is a game-changer against COVID-19 and future pandemics argues a policy brief launched by the two organisations.

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KNOWLEDGE HUB: COVID-19 & NUTRITION

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This knowledge hub aims to be a resource for all members of the SUN Movement to get informed and sheds light on important links between COVID-19 and nutrition, hunger, health and food systems

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VISION

By 2030, a world free from malnutrition in all its forms. Led by governments, supported by organisations and individuals – collective action ensures every child, adolescent, mother and family can realise their right to food and nutrition, reach their full potential and shape sustainable and prosperous societies.

Get Involved

How do countries join?

Committed countries are at the core of the SUN Movement. Any country working to deliver progress and action to scale up nutrition and respects the SUN Movement Principles of Engagement can join the SUN Movement.

Nutrition events

Online Forum

SUN Movement en-net is a free and open resource which provides a space for informal discussion of topical issues, approaches and good practices in relation to SUN Country efforts in Scaling Up Nutrition.
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SUN is a global movement led by countries.

Working together to scale up nutrition in SUN Countries, we are achieving what no one of us can do alone.

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