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Pakistan’s civil society mobilises mass media for an incredibly successful nutrition campaign

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

From 15-17 October 2016, the Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance in Pakistan (SUNCSA-Pak) launched the first phase of their #InvestInNutrition campaign with support from the Micronutrient Iniative. The campaign coincided with World Food Day which helped to further catalyse attention towards advocacy efforts in...

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Human Capital Summit shines a spotlight on the need for investment in the early years

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

On 6 October 2016, the World Bank Group convened a groundbreaking Human Capital Summit on the opening day of their Annual Meetings, to make the economic case for investing in the early years of children to drive future growth and development. Ministers from nine countries...

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Global champions appointed to the SUN Movement Lead Group to spearhead the fight against malnutrition

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 21 September 2016, the office of the United Nations Secretary-General announced the 29 member SUN Movement Lead Group to spearhead the fight against malnutrition over the next two years. The group was appointed by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and coincided with their inaugural meeting at...

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High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development – “Ensuring that no one is left behind”

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

From 11 to 20 July 2016, the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) was held at UN Headquarters to assess progress on the Sustainable Development Goals. This year’s theme was “Ensuring that no one is left behind”. HLPF in 2016 was the first since the adoption...

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The President of El Salvador signs a Pact for Gender Equality on International Women’s Day

  |   SUN Country Network

On 8 March 2016 El Salvador commemorated International Women's Day with a ceremony where President Salvador Sánchez Cerén, President of the Supreme Justice Court, Óscar Armando Pineda, and President of the Legislative Chamber, Lorena Peña, came together to sign an Gender Equality Pact. The Gender Equality Pact recognises the...

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Tajikistan launches the SUN Movement with the support of USAID

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

On 11th August 2014, the Government of Tajikistan launched the SUN Movement with a national workshop. The launch was supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), as the country's donor co-convener along with UNICEF Tajikistan. Representatives from the Ministries of Health and Social Protection,...

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