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World Leaders recognised for their steps towards Gender Equality

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

On 18th June 2015, eight world leaders were recognised for the steps they have taken towards improving gender equality. Three of the leaders were from SUN Countries Indonesia, Malawi and Rwanda. In Indonesia, President Joko Widodo promotes the increase of women in senior leadership positions and women representation in...

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Accelerating collective efforts for children in Africa

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

On 16th June 2015, the International Day of the African Child was commemorated under the theme "Accelerating our collective efforts to end child marriage in Africa". Community leaders, traditional, religious leaders, girls affected by child marriage and key stakeholders came together to focus on the rights of...

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Guinea-Bissau and IFAD invest in agriculture to boost food and nutrition security

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

On 10th June 2015, the Republic of Guinea-Bissau signed a US$4.7 million loan and US$4.7 million grant agreement to finance the Economic Development Project for the Southern Regions (PADES) with the International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations (IFAD). PADES aims to boost agricultural production,...

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Meeting of SUN Network Facilitators | May 2015

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

On 1st June 2015, the SUN Movement Secretariat chaired the monthly conference call of the SUN Network Facilitators. This meeting provided the facilitators an update on progress towards the development of the SUN Movement Strategy 2016 - 2020.  It was noted that a Transitional Stewardship Team (TST) had been put...

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