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Tajikistan brings people together to scale up plans for improved nutrition and physical activity

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 17 August 2015, a three day training was held in Tajikistan as part of the World Health Organization Europe’s (WHO/Europe) nutrition, physical activity and obesity programme. The training was dedicated to scale up the promotion of healthy diets, physical activity and to prevent nutrition...

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Indonesia prepares for side event on food security, nutrition and health at the 70th UNGA

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 24 September 2015, the government of Indonesia is hosting a side event at the 70th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The event, titled "Food Security, Nutrition and Health: Harnessing Multi-sectoral Partnerships for the Post-2015 Development Agenda", is supported by the World Food Programme, UNICEF...

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New International Atomic Energy Agency inter-regional project, upcoming event and latest newsletter

  |   SUN UN Network

IAEA Inter-Regional Project 'Contributing to the evidence base to improve stunting reduction programmes' Throughout 2015, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is preparing a new inter-regional project on 'Contributing to the evidence base to improve stunting reduction programmes' covering Africa, Asia and Latin America. Stunting is caused...

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UNICEF Nigeria holds a media dialogue on community management of acute malnutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 17 August 2015, UNICEF organised a media conference in Kano, northwest Nigeria, on child malnutrition and community management of acute malnutrition (CMAM). The event represented an opportunity to review progress made in Nigeria’s health sector and highlight the challenges that remain. It was also...

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The 2015 World Breastfeeding Week across the SUN Movement

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

From 1 – 7 August 2015, thousands rallied around the world to protect, promote and support breastfeeding behind the theme “Breastfeeding and Work – Let’s make it work!”. The World Breastfeeding Week is held each year as a commemoration of the Innocenti Declaration made by the World...

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United Nations Foundation webinar shares stories from the private sector about breastfeeding support

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN UN Network

On 6 August 2015, as part of World Breastfeeding Week, the Untied Nations Foundation hosted a webinar in collaboration with experts from the private sector and the global development community, focused on Supporting Innovations that Enable Working Women to Breastfeed. Speakers from Royal Philips, MDG Health Alliance,...

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Safaricom Kenya hosts a high level multi-stakeholder event for WBW2015

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

From 1 – 7 August 2015, the 2015 World Breastfeeding Week was celebrated in Kenya with a high level multi-stakeholder event and segments on key news channels. The multi-stakeholder event was held at Safaricom house in Nairobi, to promote breastfeeding and the campaign led by the Ministry...

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Nutrition at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

From 13th - 16th July 2015, the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Conference was the first of three crucial events this year with the potential to set the world on a path towards a prosperous and sustainable future. It's...

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