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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 new Joint Annual Assessment for SUN’s third phase kicks off

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

  1 November 2021, Geneva – Today, the revised version of the SUN Movement Joint Annual Assessment (JAA) kicked off and was rolled out around all 64 member States. Each year since 2014, SUN member countries have been asked to self-reflect and assess progress and challenges...

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Somalia: World Food Day event called for local action to improve food systems

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

*Originally published by Somalia Affairs on 20 October 2021 MOGADISHU – FAO Somalia in partnership with the World Food Programme and the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation held a joint virtual event to mark this year’s World Food Day. The event was attended by participants from across...

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A SUN Movement Call to Action for Nutrition ahead of the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit

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

A multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder approach to nutrition must be front and centre in food systems transformation The United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS), to be held this September, was called for by the UN Secretary-General in recognition that current food systems are failing people and planet,...

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The SUN Movement celebrates 2021 World Breastfeeding Week

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN Monthly Newsletter, SUN UN Network

Each year, from 1-7 August, countries, organisations and nutrition champions celebrate World Breastfeeding Week all over the world. In 2021, under its theme ‘Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility’, this week served as an important a time to revisit the commitments made at the start of...

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Encouraging signs for breastfeeding campaigners in Sierra Leone

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

Adapted from: “Pujehun: Encouraging signs for breastfeeding campaigners,” by FOCUS 1000, SUN Pooled Fund 2nd Interim Report - Annexes, Place of Publication: Grant report.  Adapted with permission. It’s Friday and it’s “Antenatal Day” at the Potoru Health Center. On this day pregnant women and lactating mothers from...

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Viet Nam’s national nutrition strategy for 2021-2030: More equitable, resilient, and sustainable food and health systems

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

*A blog by Phuong Huynh, the National Institute of Nutrition, and Linh Phan, Alive & Thrive/SUN Civil Society Alliance Viet Nam Viet Nam is at the vanguard of baby and infant development among Southeast Asian countries. Results from a recent national nutrition survey show that Viet...

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Nutrition and gender leadership on the menu for francophone SUN countries

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Secretariat

Capacity strengthening is a central area to accelerate multi-sectoral nutrition actions at national and sub-national levels. This also rings true for scaling up gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls across the SUN Movement. Nutrition International’s Nutrition Technical Assistance Mechanism (NTEAM), through the...

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Putting the Seqota Declaration into action: Fostering gender equality in nutrition at the district level in Ethiopia

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

Ethiopia, an exemplar in stunting reduction,[1] joined the SUN Movement in 2012 and announced the Seqota Declaration in 2015, which is a high-level commitment to end childhood stunting and undernutrition by 2030. Nutrition International, a key SUN Movement partner, has worked to foster gender equality...

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The power of Civil Society: making nutrition voices heard in Kyrgyzstan

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

The Food Security and Nutrition Programme in Kyrgyzstan for 2019-2023 is a nationwide cross-sectoral policy, aimed at ensuring food security and high-quality nutrition for every Kyrgyz citizen. With the support of the SUN Movement Pooled Fund, Civil Society Alliance SUN Kyrgyzstan was able to integrate...

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