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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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Ban Ki-moon launches a new financing facility to invest in women, children and adolescents

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

On 13th July 2015, United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, formally launched the Global Financing Facility (GFF) in support of Every Woman Every Child. Global health leaders were joined by representatives of the United Nations, the World Bank Group, and the Governments of Canada, Norway and the United States for the...

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Workshop in Kenya builds the knowledge base for effective engagement to Scale Up Nutrition

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

From 10th to 12th June 2015, the SUN Movement Secretariat partnered with UNICEF and the SUN Business Network for a three day Scaling Up Nutrition event in Nairobi, Kenya. The first day was a workshop led by the SUN Business Network on ‘Understanding the Role of...

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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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Political leaders key in ending malnutrition

  |   Blogs, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

East African government representatives, donor community, private sector, researchers, the United Nations and civil society organisations signatories to Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement, which implements nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive interventions and strategies to address malnutrition, gathered in Dar es Salaam last week to launch the Read More

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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