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The first-ever checklist for quality national nutrition plans is launched

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

On 19 December 2016, the UN Network for SUN and the SUN Movement Secretariat launched a checklist for good national nutrition plans, the first of its kind. There is strong consensus that harmonised support to national processes is a prerequisite for sustainable development. However, no...

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The 2016 Micronutrient Forum positions women’s nutrition at the centre of sustainable development

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

From 24-28 October 2016, the 2016 Micronutrient Forum was held in Mexico, providing a common ground and collaborative space for professionals, organisations and stakeholders who share an interest in reducing micronutrient malnutrition. The Conference focused on the importance of placing women’s nutrition at the center...

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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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