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The EU and UNICEF to ensure continuity of life-saving care for malnourished children in Niger

  |   SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

UNICEF receives additional USD 2.6 million funding support from the EU Humanitarian Aid (ECHO) to ensure that children suffering from severe acute malnutrition receive quality care and treatment amidst the Covid-19 pandemic context. The country estimates that the number of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition...

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Coronavirus puts 14 million people at risk of missing meals in Latin America and the Caribbean

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

As South America becomes “a new ‘epicentre” of the COVID-19 pandemic according to the World Health Organization, measures taken to contain its spread look set to take a devastating toll on the broader Latin America and Caribbean region. The World Food Programme (WFP) estimates that the...

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Countries failing to stop harmful marketing of breast-milk substitutes, warn WHO and UNICEF

  |   SUN UN Network

A new report by WHO, UNICEF, and the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) reveals that despite efforts to stop the harmful promotion of breast-milk substitutes, countries are still falling short in protecting parents from misleading information. The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need for stronger legislation...

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World leaders’ Call to Action on WASH & COVID-19

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN UN Network

* Originally publishes by Sanitation and Water For All Heads of State, Government, and leaders from United Nations agencies, International Financial Institutions, civil society, private sector and research and learning are mobilizing around a call for the prioritization of water, sanitation and hygiene in the response...

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Preparing for SUN Movement 3.0, a message from the Executive Committee

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

Dear Friends of the SUN Movement, In April 2020, the final report of the Strategic Review of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement, 2019-2020, was released. As you are aware, this strategic review process that started in late 2019 built on the findings from the 2018...

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ECLAC proposes a basic income to help most vulnerable population overcome the COVID19’s effects

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) presented a new report on the social challenges of the crisis stemming from COVID-19. In a context of low growth, a significant increase in poverty, extreme poverty and inequality is foreseen in Latin America and...

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