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Parliamentarians’ action key to ending hunger and ensuring healthy and sustainable diets for all

  |   SUN UN Network

More than two hundred parliamentary representatives from different countries all over the world participated in the first Global Parliamentary Summit against Hunger and Malnutrition in Madrid. This event reaffirmed the political commitment to ensure that everybody has access to sufficient and quality food. 821 million people...

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The Parliamentary Front against Hunger in Haiti seeks to refine the draft law on school feeding

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Parliamentary Front against Hunger (PFH) in Haiti, together with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), organized a workshop in Port-au-Prince on 10 October to report on departmental consultations regarding the draft law on school feeding with the aim of finalizing...

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Parliamentarian action on food and nutrition at the 139rd IPU Assembly

  |   SUN Country Network

On 16th October, the SUN Movement Secretariat, in partnership with the Interparliamentary Union (IPU), FAO, WHO and the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health co-organized a side event at the 139th IPU Assembly in Geneva, titled: Legislating on food and nutrition: lessons learned, challenges...

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IPU Secretary-General encourages Speakers of Parliament to accelerate actions to end all forms of malnutrition

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On April 2018, Secretary-General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and member of the SUN Movement Lead Group, Martin Chungong, sent a letter to the Speakers of Parliament of the 60 SUN Countries to encourage them to accelerate actions against malnutrition. The letter was accompanied by a concept...

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Open Day on Nutrition in Mauritania: civil society organization SUN and Women Parliamentarians’ Network in consultation

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On 17 November 2017, The SUN Movement - Mauritania civil society organization for the fight against malnutrition and the Mauritanian Women Parliamentarians’ Network (REFPAM) met at the National Assembly to discuss the organization of a national open day for nutrition....

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Canadian Parliamentarians and development organizations join forces to increase investment in global nutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Donor Network

On November 21, Nutrition International and RESULTS Canada co-organized “Unleashing the Power of Future Generations through Better Nutrition”, a parliamentary reception to bring attention to the importance of increasing investments in global nutrition for gender equality and the achievement of the Global Goals. The event was hosted by...

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Junior parliamentarians commit to advancing nutrition in central Zimbabwe

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

The Zimbabwe Civil Society Organisations Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance (ZCSOSUNA), an alliance of civil society organisations working together to address malnutrition, has formed an innovative new partnership with the Zimbabwe Youth council to ensure national plans to address malnutrition respond to the experiences of children...

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