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The SUN Movement celebrates 2021 World Breastfeeding Week

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN Monthly Newsletter, SUN UN Network

Each year, from 1-7 August, countries, organisations and nutrition champions celebrate World Breastfeeding Week all over the world. In 2021, under its theme ‘Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility’, this week served as an important a time to revisit the commitments made at the start of...

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Viet Nam’s national nutrition strategy for 2021-2030: More equitable, resilient, and sustainable food and health systems

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

*A blog by Phuong Huynh, the National Institute of Nutrition, and Linh Phan, Alive & Thrive/SUN Civil Society Alliance Viet Nam Viet Nam is at the vanguard of baby and infant development among Southeast Asian countries. Results from a recent national nutrition survey show that Viet...

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Approved the first law on climate change and food security for Latin America and the Caribbean

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Board of Directors of the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (PARLATINO) unanimously approved the first Model Law on Climate Change and Food and Nutrition Security (SAN). It is an instrument that establishes a legal framework of reference to inspire national laws, which will allow each...

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Timor-Leste presents SDG2 consolidated national action plan for nutrition and food security

  |   SUN Country Network

Timor-Leste officially became the newest member of the SUN Movement when a letter was sent by Prime Minister Taur Matan Ruak in October 2020. The SUN Movement has already begun working with focal points to provide continual support to Timor-Leste and assist in the establishment...

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National Council on Nutrition approves a five-year nutrition action plan for Nigeria

  |   SUN Country Network

The National Council on Nutrition, at a virtual meeting anchored at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, approved a five-year nutrition action plan to guide the implementation of interventions and programmes against hunger and malnutrition across all sectors in Nigeria. If effectively implemented, the action plan, titled the...

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Official launch of the Multisectoral Strategic Plan for Food Security and Nutrition in Burundi

  |   SUN Country Network

The Chief of Staff of the Prime Minister's Office, Déo Bède Mpfubusa, officially launched the 2nd generation Multisectoral Strategic Plan for Food Security and Nutrition (PSMASAN II) on behalf of the Prime Minister. This official launch of the PSMASAN II 2019-2023 was coupled with the mobilization...

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FAO supports the Central African Parliament in combatting food insecurity and malnutrition

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The President of the Central African National Assembly, Laurent Ngon-Baba, and the representative of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, Perpetua Katepa-Kalala, signed project document TCP/CAF/3802 entitled “Support to the CAR Parliamentary Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in the context of the Zero Hunger...

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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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