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Meeting of SUN Network Facilitators | February 2015

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

On the 3rd of February 2015, the first monthly meeting of the SUN Network Facilitators for the year brought together eight key members from the four SUN Networks with a face-to-face meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting, chaired by Christine Campeau of the SUN Movement Secretariat,...

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Nutrition mission in Mali helps define civil society advocacy plans and establishes 3 regional alliances

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

From 16 through to 30 September 2014, Malian Civil Society Organisation (CSO) OMAES and its technical partners ASDAP and Helen Keller International (HKI) undertook a mission to support and monitor nutrition activities in three regions - Kayes, Sikasso and Segou. The goals of the mission were...

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SUN Countries respond to a “Call of Interest” to accelerate efforts on budget analysis

  |   SUN Country Network

During the 17th SUN Country Network Conference Call held from the 26th January until 2nd February 2015, a thematic discussion was held on how to accelerate SUN Country efforts to report on nutrition-relevant budget allocation. This call focused on the ability for countries to respond...

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Early childhood care is care for the country – SUN Focal Point in Peru

  |   SUN Country Network

On the 29th January 2015, a workshop was held to introduce the third phase of implementation of the Stimulus Fund Performance and Achievement of Social Results (EDF). Participants included representatives from nine regional governments and Ariela Luna Florez, Deputy Minister of Social Policy and Evaluation, Ministry of Development and Social...

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Civil society makes a pledge to align and invest in nutrition at the Nigeria Science Conference

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On the 18th January 2015, the 31st National Scientific Conference was held in Makuri, organised by the Association of Public Health Physicians of Nigeria (APHPN). The lead presenters included Chris Osa Isokpunwu, Deputy Director and Head of Nutrition Division and the SUN Government Focal Point from...

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Peru is Scaling Up Nutrition with multiple stakeholders, across multiple sectors and at multiple levels!

  |   SUN Country Network

At the beginning of 2015, Peru saw many advancements towards scaling up nutrition. These include the milestone launch of “Bienvenidos a la Vida” (Welcome to Life), a national plan to improve newborn health across the nation. The First Lady of Peru, Nadine Heredia, who is...

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CSO-SUN raises awareness about teenage pregnancies with a documentary

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

In October 2014, the SUN Civil Society Alliance for Zambia (CSO-SUN) launched a 6 minute documentary "When children have children", to raise awareness for the consequences of teenage pregnancies and its impact on the nutrition of children. The documentary was made with the support of DFID, CARE and...

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