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Parliamentarians call for greater commitment to education and nutrition in COVID-19 recovery

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network

On Tuesday 04 May, members of parliament across the world met to discuss the role of high-quality school feeding programmes in supporting children’s education and nutrition. During the High-Level roundtable which was chaired by The Hon. Mike Lake MP, IPNEd Regional Representative for North America, parliamentarians...

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First meeting of the food safety and nutrition parliamentary group of Afghanistan

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network

The meeting, organized by the Secretariat of AFSeN-A, was attended by several MPs and representatives of agencies and international donors. Dr. Abdul Karim Tutakhel, Deputy Director for Coordination of State Affairs, led the Parliamentary Group on Food Security and Nutrition under the Administrative Office of...

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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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FAO and PARLATINO working together to promote responsible investment in agriculture and food production in the face of the COVID-19 crisis

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Agricultural, Livestock and Fisheries Commission of the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (PARLATINO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have jointly agreed to increase responsible investment in agriculture and food systems with the aim of mitigating the effects of...

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Parliamentary Front Against Hunger open letter on COVID-19 and the fight against hunger

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network

The Parliamentary Front against Hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean released an open letter calling not to neglect the fight against hunger and malnutrition during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the text, the more than 500 parliamentarians who are part of this legislative network, which receives...

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Parliamentarians step up for nutrition at the SUN Movement Global Gathering

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

Parliamentarians from 20 countries participating in the 2019 Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Global Gathering in Nepal 4-7 November 2019 jointly signed a pledge where they committed to take action on nutrition ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Nutrition For Growth Summit and beyond. Martin Chungong,...

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Parliamentarians in the sub-region commit to work for the right to food and adequate nutrition

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network

"Improving nutrition requires a collective effort. It requires well-designed laws that improve food systems, ensure healthy diets and strengthen school meals. It also requires adequate public budgets and it calls for strong legal frameworks that consolidate advances and allow us to press ahead." Referencing the words...

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