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Parliamentarians call for greater commitment to education and nutrition in COVID-19 recovery

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network

On Tuesday 04 May, members of parliament across the world met to discuss the role of high-quality school feeding programmes in supporting children’s education and nutrition. During the High-Level roundtable which was chaired by The Hon. Mike Lake MP, IPNEd Regional Representative for North America, parliamentarians...

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New handbook provides parliamentarians practical guidance on transforming food systems and improving nutrition

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Aimed at providing lawmakers with practical guidance on legislative processes that prioritize nutrition, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today published a new Handbook for Parliamentarians, titled Food Systems and Nutrition. The online handbook was...

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First meeting of the food safety and nutrition parliamentary group of Afghanistan

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network

The meeting, organized by the Secretariat of AFSeN-A, was attended by several MPs and representatives of agencies and international donors. Dr. Abdul Karim Tutakhel, Deputy Director for Coordination of State Affairs, led the Parliamentary Group on Food Security and Nutrition under the Administrative Office of...

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FAO supports the Central African Parliament in combatting food insecurity and malnutrition

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The President of the Central African National Assembly, Laurent Ngon-Baba, and the representative of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, Perpetua Katepa-Kalala, signed project document TCP/CAF/3802 entitled “Support to the CAR Parliamentary Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in the context of the Zero Hunger...

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PARLATINO and FAO step up their fight against hunger and the effects of climate change in the face of the COVID-19 crisis

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (PARLATINO), presented a joint statement to promote increased responsible investment in agriculture and food systems in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. “I would like to highlight that this...

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Parliamentary Front Against Hunger open letter on COVID-19 and the fight against hunger

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network

The Parliamentary Front against Hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean released an open letter calling not to neglect the fight against hunger and malnutrition during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the text, the more than 500 parliamentarians who are part of this legislative network, which receives...

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Parliamentarians step up for nutrition at the SUN Movement Global Gathering

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

Parliamentarians from 20 countries participating in the 2019 Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Global Gathering in Nepal 4-7 November 2019 jointly signed a pledge where they committed to take action on nutrition ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Nutrition For Growth Summit and beyond. Martin Chungong,...

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SUN Movement Global Gathering brings together over 1,200 participants committed to improving nutrition

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

Every country in the world now faces a serious nutrition-related challenge, whether stemming from undernutrition, overweight/obesity, including non-communicable diseases. High-level representatives and over 1,200 participants from 73 countries committed to urgent actions to create a healthier, better-nourished future for all people and planet at the...

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