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Event in New Dehli reviews the role of evolving partnerships for nutrition security

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 25 August 2015, an event titled “Swasth Bharat Sashakt Bharat - Business Models for Securing Nutritional Outcomes”, was held in New Dehli, India. The event was organised by the CII Food and Agriculture Centre of Excellence (FACE) in partnership with the Global Alliance for...

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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina shares a message on the eve of WBW2015

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

From 1 – 7 August 2015, the 2015 World Breastfeeding Week was celebrated in Bangladesh with a message from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina emphasizing the need for breastfeeding and homemade food for infants at mothers’ workplaces. She announced that the government of Bangladesh has been ordered to introduce...

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Expo Milano event highlights the key role adolescent girls have in breaking the cycle of malnutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 3 July 2015, Save the Children held the event “Starting from girls: they are the source to trigger a change!” at Expo Milano as part of the WE-Women for Expo program. The event highlighted the key role of adolescent girls in low and middle...

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Tom Arnold is appointed to the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 22 July 2015, the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition announced the appointment of Tom Arnold as a new Panel Member. Tom Arnold joins the Global Panel to replace Anthony Lake, Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) who had...

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The World Food Prize is awarded to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed for his commitment to ending extreme poverty

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 1st July 2015, Sir Fazle Hasan Abed was announced as the 2015 World Food Prize Laureate at a ceremony in Washington D.C. for his commitment to ending extreme poverty. Sir Fazle Hasan Abed is the internationally renowned founder and chairperson of BRAC (formally known as...

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The SUN Movement Secretariat convenes a workshop to strengthen support to SUN Countries

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 22nd and 23rd June 2015, the SUN Movement Secretariat brought together support providers from across the Movement to discuss ways of strengthening support to SUN Countries, especially when there is insufficient or unavailable in-country expertise. The purpose of the meeting was to reach agreement on what is required for...

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World Leaders recognised for their steps towards Gender Equality

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

On 18th June 2015, eight world leaders were recognised for the steps they have taken towards improving gender equality. Three of the leaders were from SUN Countries Indonesia, Malawi and Rwanda. In Indonesia, President Joko Widodo promotes the increase of women in senior leadership positions and women representation in...

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Workshop in Kenya builds the knowledge base for effective engagement to Scale Up Nutrition

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

From 10th to 12th June 2015, the SUN Movement Secretariat partnered with UNICEF and the SUN Business Network for a three day Scaling Up Nutrition event in Nairobi, Kenya. The first day was a workshop led by the SUN Business Network on ‘Understanding the Role of...

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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...

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