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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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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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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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