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Scaling up nutrition in the face of a changing climate – The SUN Movement at COP 25

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

For the first time ever, the SUN Movement attended the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change #COP25 which took place in Madrid, Spain. The conference was designed to take the next crucial steps in the UN climate change process. Through a variety of engagements the SUN...

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Parliamentarians step up for nutrition at the SUN Movement Global Gathering

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

Parliamentarians from 20 countries participating in the 2019 Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Global Gathering in Nepal 4-7 November 2019 jointly signed a pledge where they committed to take action on nutrition ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Nutrition For Growth Summit and beyond. Martin Chungong,...

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SUN Movement Global Gathering brings together over 1,200 participants committed to improving nutrition

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

Every country in the world now faces a serious nutrition-related challenge, whether stemming from undernutrition, overweight/obesity, including non-communicable diseases. High-level representatives and over 1,200 participants from 73 countries committed to urgent actions to create a healthier, better-nourished future for all people and planet at the...

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Empower parents, enable breastfeeding: World Breastfeeding Week 2019

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

World Breastfeeding Week (#WBW2019) is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. It commemorates the Innocenti Declaration signed in August 1990 by government policymakers, WHO, UNICEF and other organizations to protect, promote and support...

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Nutrition Forum in Mali ends with strong commitments to make nutrition a political and a financial priority

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

The second National Forum for Nutrition closed in Bamako, with the strongest commitment of the Republic of Mali and other stakeholders, to ensure nutrition is a political and financial priority – in response to a call to action by a range of world-renowned nutrition champions...

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Power. Progress. Change: The SUN Movement at the 2019 Women Deliver Conference

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

The Women Deliver Conference is the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women. Through plenary panels, concurrent sessions, and side events, the Women Deliver 2019 Conference (#WD2019) – held 3-6 June in Vancouver, Canada – was...

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2019 EAT Stockholm Food Forum: The Science is Clear

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

More than 1000 people from across the globe working in the areas of food, agriculture and nutrition gathered in Stockholm, Sweden in mid-June to respond to the urgent call for action on food systems transformation. Participants came together to attend the 2019 EAT Stockholm Food...

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Why now is the moment to invest in nutrition to transform our food systems

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

This blog was originally published by IFPRI here as one in a series of guest blog posts from leading voices in global development on achieving long-term sustainability and growth while ending hunger, poverty, and malnutrition. Nutrition is the smart and necessary investment if we are to transform our food systems for the well-being of...

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Crises in rural areas threatens progress in hunger, according to the 2019 Global Food Policy Report

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

Marked by deepening cycle of hunger and malnutrition, persistent poverty, limited economic opportunities, and environmental degradation, rural areas continue to be in a state of crisis in many parts of the world, threatening to slow the progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals, global climate targets,...

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