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Mozambique President and SUN Lead Group Member Visits FAO

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

On the 4th December 2014, The President of Mozambique, Armando Guebuza, visited the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for a meeting to discuss solutions to the food security and nutrition challenges facing Mozambique today. He met with FAO Director-General, Jose Graziano da Silva at FAO's...

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Bangladesh Prime Minister and SUN Lead Group Member speaks at the SAARC Summit

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 26th November 2014, the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was held in Kathmandu, Nepal. During the event, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed, who is also a member of the SUN Movement Lead Group, spoke to participants and urged SAARC leaders to set...

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Chad establishes their national nutrition platform with a Ministerial Decree

  |   SUN Country Network

On 22 August 2014, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Chad, Hon. Kalzeube Payuimi Deubet, signed a Presedential Decree for the creation, organisation and function of a national nutrition council called “Conseil National de Nutrition et d’Alimentation” (CNNA). The decree gives the CNNA legal...

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The Nepal Multi-sector Nutrition Plan gets a boost with a workshop on district support

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 22 September 2014, the National Planning Commission of Nepal held a two day workshop on the effective coordination and implementation the Multi-sectoral Nutrition Plan (MSNP) for districts. The event brought together over 100 officials from eight districts and multiple ministries in Kathmandu. The MSNP reflects the commitment of...

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Multiple stakeholders collaborate in Burundi for a regional workshop to build human capacity for nutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 25 August 2014, the Government of Burundi held a two day regional workshop in Bujumbura, Burundi, to address the challenges in building human capacity for nutrition. The Minister of Public Health and the fight against AIDS, Dr. Sabine Ntakarutimana, opened the event saying the...

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Zambia launches a new report: The importance of nutrition investment for economic growth

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 23 September 2014, the Vice President of Zambia, Guy Scott, participated in the launch of a new Institute of Development Studies report titled “Turning Rapid Growth into Meaningful Growth: Sustaining the Commitment to Nutrition in Zambia”. Vice President Scott said “Investing in the most...

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Strengthening the capacity of SUN countries with a learning route in Peru

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

From 8 to 14 September 2014, participants from the SUN countries of Tanzania, Senegal, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Laos, El Salvador and Guatemala were hosted by the government of Peru as part of pilot ‘Learning Route’ programme. The countries met to learn more about the strategies...

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