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Meeting of the SUN Network Facilitators | December 2015

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

On 1 December 2015, the last bi-monthly meeting of the SUN Network Facilitators for 2015 took place. The meeting, chaired by Christine Campeau of the SUN Movement Secretariat, presented regional updates, such as the latest priorities for future action from Latin American SUN Countries and...

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Meetings of the SUN Network Facilitators | November 2015

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On the 4 and 19 November 2015, the SUN Movement Secretariat chaired the bi-monthly conference calls of the SUN Network Facilitators. An introduction and welcome was given by Ben Siddle, IrishAid’s Policy Lead on Nutrition and incoming SUN Donor Network Co-Facilitator. Ben is supporting Maren Lieberum (SUN Donor...

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Cote d’Ivoire launches a national nutrition social and behaviour change communication strategy

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

In November 2015, Cote d’Ivoire’s Ministry of Health and AIDS Control launched a national nutrition social and behavior change communication (SBCC) strategy through the Coordinating Director of the National Nutrition Program. It was developed in collaboration with the National Program for Care and Treatment of...

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Boosting nutrition boosts the economy says African Development Bank President at a High-Level Roundtable in Ghana

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

On 18 November 2015, African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Akinwumi Adesina, joined a “High-Level Roundtable on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition” to share the AfDB’s perspective on agriculture and nutrition. In delivering the keynote address, he shared the ways in which malnutrition can be...

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The 2015 Global Nutrition Report is launched with Zambia’s Vice President

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 8 December 2015, Zambia's Vice President, Inonge Wina, launched the 2015 Global Nutrition Report in the capital of Lusaka. The Vice President was joined by the Minister of Agriculture, Given Lubinda, his Deputy Minister and two permanent secretaries. The event, organised by he Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute...

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New report: Improving nutrition outcomes with better water, sanitation and hygiene

  |   SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

On 17 October 2015, on the occasion of World Toilet Day, the World Health Organisation (WHO), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a new report entitled, Improving Nutrition Outcomes With Better Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: Practical Solutions...

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SUN en-net provides a new platform for SUN Countries and Networks to share and learn from one another

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

In November 2015, the SUN Movement Secretariat, in collaboration with the Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN), launched an online discussion forum to provide a space for informal discussions of topical issues, approaches and good practices in relation to the four strategic objectives of the SUN Movement. The en-net (www.en-net.org)...

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