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Paving the way for successful partnerships|GSO SUN Global Concluding Conference

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

The final concluding event for the Global Social Observatory (GSO)-SUN process on Conflict of Interest in the Scaling up Nutrition Movement took place over the 16th and 17th of February 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland. It represented the culmination of a 20 month collaboration between the...

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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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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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The Prime Ministers Office organises a Scaling Up Nutrition workshop in Tanzania

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

On the 27th January 2015, a Scaling-Up Nutrition Coordination workshop was organised by the Prime Minister's Office in Mbeya, Tanzania. The workshop brought together participants from Regional Administration, Local Government Authorities (PMORALG), the Tanzania Food and Nutrition Center and the Donor and UN networks. During...

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Germany donates €24M to Yemen for nutrition, safety nets and girls education

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

In December, the German government announced the donation of €24 million (US$30 million) to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Yemen to support nutrition, protective safety nets and girls’ education. This donation forms part of a two-year Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation which supports a...

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Bangladesh loan for $1.1 billion is approved by the World Bank

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

On 16th December 2014, the office of the World Bank Executive Board approved a loan amounting to $1.1 billion for three projects in Bangladesh. The fund has the potential to benefit almost 36m people by improving the quality of primary education, building coastal communities’ resilience to natural...

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