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UN SCN News 41 | Seizing the post-2015 opportunity for nutrition

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

On 20th May 2015, the United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) released its annual publication, SCN News 41. This year’s edition focuses attention on the opportunities to end malnutrition in all its forms in the post-2015 development agenda. This publication features different perspectives from stakeholders and...

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A video from Ethiopia shows the key role health workers play in building stronger communities

  |   SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

On April 28th 2015, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) released a new video to showcase the valuable role that a health worker has in building stronger communities. In the video, a health worker from a small Ethiopian village shares how crucial it is to...

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SUN Countries in Africa build the investment case for nutrition through budget analysis

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

On 21st and 22nd April 2015, participants from 7 SUN countries met in Entebbe, Uganda, to accelerate efforts in budget analysis for nutrition. This was the second in a series of four regional workshops that aim to help policy makers prioritise, plan and make informed decisions...

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UN Women launch a report on Progress of the World’s Women

  |   SUN UN Network

On April 27th 2015, United Nations (UN) Women launched its global report “Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights” and called for governments around the world to develop effective workforce participation strategies. In the report, UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, stated...

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