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SUN Global Gathering closes with declaration recognising the need to intensify the response to malnutrition, by and for everyone

  |   SUN Country Network

Nourishing people and planet together Over 1200 participants from more than 100 countries gathered for the 2019 SUN Movement Global Gathering, the flagship event of the SUN Movement, at the Hotel Yak & Yeti in Kathmandu, Nepal from 4 to 7 November 2019. The Government of Nepal...

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The SUN Movement establishes a partnership with the FAO e-learning Academy

  |   SUN UN Network

The Scaling-Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement has established a partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) e-learning Academy, with the objectives to implement concrete collaboration initiatives to leverage comparative advantages, capitalize on existing resources and institutional expertise, and multiply the outreach...

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Nutrition Can’t Wait – SUN Civil Society Asia Coordination Group launches advocacy campaign

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

By: Irshad Danish, Nutrition International and Alison Farnham MA, MMedSci, Action for Development #Nutrition Can’t Wait - The COVID-19 pandemic is a health and human crisis threatening the food security and nutrition of millions of people around the world. Low and lower middle-income countries are more...

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The power of connecting vaccines and good nutrition

  |   SUN Donor Network

*Blog by SUN Movement Coordinator Gerda Verburg on the occasion of Gavi’s third donor pledging conference, the Global Vaccine Summit 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has brought uncertainties and fears. Families are facing an urgent challenge: how to keep themselves and their children protected and healthy, both physically...

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Civil Society Organizations ally to combat malnutrition in Philippines

  |   SUN Country Network

By Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance Philippines (SUNCSAPh) Delegates of the SUN CSA PH General Assembly from 55 Civil Society Organization Right before the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic grew to an alarming rate in the Philippines, 110 delegates representing 55 civil society organizations gathered last March...

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Kathmandu call to action on women and girls’ nutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Donor Network

* Written by Alina Meyer and originally published by Nutrition International Nutrition International and the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement (SUN) Secretariat co-hosted the 2019 SUN Global Gathering’s gender workshop, entitled “Productive, not just reproductive! The power of gender equality and empowering women and girls to scale up...

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Guatemala launches Grand National Crusade for Nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network

Guatemala launched one of President Alejandro Giammattei’s most significant projects in January: its Grand National Crusade for Nutrition. It will focus on detecting cases of malnutrition in 114 priority municipalities in order to eliminate this scourge from the population. The priority focus will be on high...

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Consultation launched to establish the SUN Civil Society Network in the Central African Republic

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

The non-governmental organisation Action against Hunger, in partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and under the supervision of the national Multisectoral Technical Committee for Food Security and Nutrition (CTMSAN), has held a stakeholder consultation meeting on establishing the Civil Society Network for Scaling...

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Adolescent girls in Indonesia use their smartphones to fight anaemia

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

* Story by Radhika Srivastava, NI Regional Advocacy and Communications Manager, Asia and originally published by Nutrition International The level of anaemia among Indonesian adolescent girls, which is as high as 30 to 40% in some provinces, is a public health concern. In collaboration with the Government...

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Scaling up nutrition in the face of a changing climate: SUN Movement at COP 25

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

For the first time ever, the SUN Movement attended the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change #COP25 which took place in Madrid, Spain. The conference was designed to take the next crucial steps in the UN climate change process. Through a variety of engagements the SUN...

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