SUN Newsletter

SUN Donor Network

Home / News / Category "SUN Donor Network"

New figures declare that financing must be tripled to achieve stunting goals

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

On 14th July 2015, the event "Financing Growth: Mobilizing Leadership and Investment in Nutrition" was held in the margins of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) to build the investment case for nutrition. New estimates shared by the World Bank reveal that an additional $8.50 per child under...

Read More

Ban Ki-moon launches a new financing facility to invest in women, children and adolescents

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

On 13th July 2015, United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, formally launched the Global Financing Facility (GFF) in support of Every Woman Every Child. Global health leaders were joined by representatives of the United Nations, the World Bank Group, and the Governments of Canada, Norway and the United States for the...

Read More

Guinea-Bissau and IFAD invest in agriculture to boost food and nutrition security

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

On 10th June 2015, the Republic of Guinea-Bissau signed a US$4.7 million loan and US$4.7 million grant agreement to finance the Economic Development Project for the Southern Regions (PADES) with the International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations (IFAD). PADES aims to boost agricultural production,...

Read More

Meeting of SUN Network Facilitators | May 2015

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

On 1st June 2015, the SUN Movement Secretariat chaired the monthly conference call of the SUN Network Facilitators. This meeting provided the facilitators an update on progress towards the development of the SUN Movement Strategy 2016 - 2020.  It was noted that a Transitional Stewardship Team (TST) had been put...

Read More

Sierra Leone Roundtable – Nutrition: Driver for Development

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

On 4th June 2015, representatives from government, United Nations and donor organisations, joined civil society in Sierra Leone for a roundtable discussion about the progress made towards scaling up nutrition. The event was organised by Action Contre la Faim (ACF) International, the Scale-Up Nutrition Civil Society Network, in collaboration...

Read More

Brussels Development Briefing | Improving Nutrition through accountability, ownership & partnership

  |   SUN Donor Network

On 20 May 2015, the 41st Brussels Development Briefing was held on the subject of “Improving nutrition through accountability, ownership and partnerships” to discuss the challenges of malnutrition for rural development faced by many African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. The Brussels Development Briefings are regular events organized...

Read More

UN SCN News 41 | Seizing the post-2015 opportunity for nutrition

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

On 20th May 2015, the United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) released its annual publication, SCN News 41. This year’s edition focuses attention on the opportunities to end malnutrition in all its forms in the post-2015 development agenda. This publication features different perspectives from stakeholders and...

Read More

A video from Ethiopia shows the key role health workers play in building stronger communities

  |   SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

On April 28th 2015, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) released a new video to showcase the valuable role that a health worker has in building stronger communities. In the video, a health worker from a small Ethiopian village shares how crucial it is to...

Read More