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Preparation is underway for regional workshops this April, on SUN country budget analysis

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

As of 19th March 2015, preparation of regional workshops on accelerating SUN country tracking of nutrition-relevant budget allocations is progressing with organisation by UNICEF on behalf of the UN Network. The workshops will be closed events with participants upon invitation only. The 32 SUN countries participating in the...

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Progress on SUN Country interest in nutrition budget analysis exercise

  |   Uncategorized

As of the 5th March 2015, 30 countries including 2 observer countries, have confirmed their participation with the SUN Movement Secretariat in response to a "Call of Interest" about the tracking of nutrition-relevant budget allocations. A team from the Institute of Development Studies are providing remote...

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Unlocking the potential of investments across nutrition relevant sectors

  |   Uncategorized

In response to a "Call of Interest" in January 2015, which sought to identify countries interested in accelerating their efforts to report on nutrition relevant budget allocations, there was an overwhelming response by SUN countries. Having reliable data is critical for policy makers to prioritise,...

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SUN Countries respond to a “Call of Interest” to accelerate efforts on budget analysis

  |   SUN Country Network

During the 17th SUN Country Network Conference Call held from the 26th January until 2nd February 2015, a thematic discussion was held on how to accelerate SUN Country efforts to report on nutrition-relevant budget allocation. This call focused on the ability for countries to respond...

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COP1 Conference Call | Tools shared for stocktaking, how-to and financing nutrition

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 12th February 2015, the third conference call to develop the Community of Practice on planning, costing, implementing and financing multi-sectoral actions for improved nutrition was held. Over thirty participants from SUN Networks and technical agencies participated in the call to share their experiences with tools for stocktaking, how-to...

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Peru is Scaling Up Nutrition with multiple stakeholders, across multiple sectors and at multiple levels!

  |   SUN Country Network

At the beginning of 2015, Peru saw many advancements towards scaling up nutrition. These include the milestone launch of “Bienvenidos a la Vida” (Welcome to Life), a national plan to improve newborn health across the nation. The First Lady of Peru, Nadine Heredia, who is...

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The Prime Ministers Office organises a Scaling Up Nutrition workshop in Tanzania

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

On the 27th January 2015, a Scaling-Up Nutrition Coordination workshop was organised by the Prime Minister's Office in Mbeya, Tanzania. The workshop brought together participants from Regional Administration, Local Government Authorities (PMORALG), the Tanzania Food and Nutrition Center and the Donor and UN networks. During...

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