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The Nepal Multi-sector Nutrition Plan gets a boost with a workshop on district support

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 22 September 2014, the National Planning Commission of Nepal held a two day workshop on the effective coordination and implementation the Multi-sectoral Nutrition Plan (MSNP) for districts. The event brought together over 100 officials from eight districts and multiple ministries in Kathmandu. The MSNP reflects the commitment of...

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Multiple stakeholders collaborate in Burundi for a regional workshop to build human capacity for nutrition

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

On 25 August 2014, the Government of Burundi held a two day regional workshop in Bujumbura, Burundi, to address the challenges in building human capacity for nutrition. The Minister of Public Health and the fight against AIDS, Dr. Sabine Ntakarutimana, opened the event saying the...

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Zambia launches a new report: The importance of nutrition investment for economic growth

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 23 September 2014, the Vice President of Zambia, Guy Scott, participated in the launch of a new Institute of Development Studies report titled “Turning Rapid Growth into Meaningful Growth: Sustaining the Commitment to Nutrition in Zambia”. Vice President Scott said “Investing in the most...

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Strengthening the capacity of SUN countries with a learning route in Peru

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

From 8 to 14 September 2014, participants from the SUN countries of Tanzania, Senegal, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Laos, El Salvador and Guatemala were hosted by the government of Peru as part of pilot ‘Learning Route’ programme. The countries met to learn more about the strategies...

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Meeting of SUN Network Facilitators | July 2014

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

On 31 July 2014, the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement Secretariat hosted the second face-to-face meeting of the four SUN Networks for the year. Representatives from the Donor, Civil Society, Business and UN Networks discussed issues related to the following areas; SUN Independent Comprehensive Evaluation SUN 2014 Annual...

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