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Researchers in Tanzania scale up nutrition knowledge for local level nutrition interventions

  |   SUN Donor Network

From 19-30 October 2015, researchers from five institutions gathered for the second phase of a project to improve life-saving nutrition interventions and education at the local level in Tanzania. The first phase of the partnership, held in 2014, assessed the nutrition knowledge held by community and...

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Experts plan a multi-stakeholder contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals at the Future Fortified Global Summit on Food Fortification in Arusha, Tanzania

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

From 9 - 11 September 2015, a three day global summit on food fortification was co-hosted by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) with the Government of Tanzania in Arusha. The summit aimed to accelerate global efforts to reinvigorate interest, awareness and investment in food...

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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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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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