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Secretary-General Appoints Gerda Verburg of the Netherlands Coordinator of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement

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United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, today announced the appointment of Gerda Verburg of the Netherlands as the Coordinator of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement. The Coordinator will work with 56 country governments that lead the SUN movement, united with UN agencies, civil society, business...

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Meeting of the SUN Network Facilitators | December 2015

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

On 1 December 2015, the last bi-monthly meeting of the SUN Network Facilitators for 2015 took place. The meeting, chaired by Christine Campeau of the SUN Movement Secretariat, presented regional updates, such as the latest priorities for future action from Latin American SUN Countries and...

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Meetings of the SUN Network Facilitators | November 2015

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

On the 4 and 19 November 2015, the SUN Movement Secretariat chaired the bi-monthly conference calls of the SUN Network Facilitators. An introduction and welcome was given by Ben Siddle, IrishAid’s Policy Lead on Nutrition and incoming SUN Donor Network Co-Facilitator. Ben is supporting Maren Lieberum (SUN Donor...

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The 2015 Global Nutrition Report is launched with Zambia’s Vice President

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

On 8 December 2015, Zambia's Vice President, Inonge Wina, launched the 2015 Global Nutrition Report in the capital of Lusaka. The Vice President was joined by the Minister of Agriculture, Given Lubinda, his Deputy Minister and two permanent secretaries. The event, organised by he Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute...

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Analysis paper on Nutrition and health in women, children, and adolescent girls

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

In September 2015, an analysis paper was released on Nutrition and health in women, children, and adolescent girls. It calls on urgent action to tackle malnutrition in all forms to help nutrition unlock the potential of investment in the health of women, children and adolescents....

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Scaling Up Nutrition In Practice, Issue 4: The Contribution of Agriculture and Social Protection to Improving Nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, The Contribution of Agriculture and Social Protection to Improving Nutrition

Launch September 2015: The fourth Scaling Up Nutrition: In Practice brief focuses on how agriculture, food systems and social protection schemes are contributing to scaling up nutrition in SUN Countries. Representatives from six SUN Countries share their accounts of how food, agriculture and social protection stakeholders engage in...

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