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Global champions appointed to the SUN Movement Lead Group to spearhead the fight against malnutrition

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 21 September 2016, the office of the United Nations Secretary-General announced the 29 member SUN Movement Lead Group to spearhead the fight against malnutrition over the next two years. The group was appointed by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and coincided with their inaugural meeting at...

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Global leaders tackle interconnected challenges at the 2016 EAT Stockholm Food Forum

  |   SUN Donor Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

From 13 to 14 June 2016, the EAT Stockholm Food Forum took place in Stockholm, Sweden. The event brought together global leaders and experts in food, health, and sustainability to help develop goals, strategies, and guidelines to meet the interconnected challenges of consumption and production...

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Farmers’ knowledge + scientific knowledge + biodiversity = sustainable food systems

  |   Blogs, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On the International Day for Biological Diversity, 23 May 2016, Gerda Verburg, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the UN and incoming Coordinator of the ‘Scaling Up Nutrition’ Movement guest blogs on Ann Tutwiler's DG Dialogues. She explains why farmers’ knowledge is a vital asset when...

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SUN Country Network Meeting Summary: National Nutrition Targets and Commitments to Action

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

From 25 to 29 January 2016, over 300 participants from 45 SUN Countries and the Indian State of Maharashtra, joined the 22nd Series of SUN Country Network Meetings via teleconference. Eleven teleconferences were organised by the SUN Movement Secretariat in English, French and Spanish, and...

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