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Civil Society Alliances and Nutrition – Opportunities & Challenges

  |   Blogs, SUN Civil Society Network

The SUN Civil Society Network (SUNCSN) has as we speak 2.500 member organisations organised as National Civil Society Alliances (CSA) spread across 39 countries globally. In mid-July, I attended the SUN Civil Society Regional Learning Exchange – Asia co-organised by Global SUN CSN Secretariat and the Civil...

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Put Food Security and Nutrition in the Middle East and North Africa at the Heart of Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals!

  |   Blogs, SUN Country Network

Making sure no woman, man or child goes hungry has, for decades, been one of humanity’s greatest challenges. Although many solutions have been found in various corners of the world – including across the Middle East and North Africa – hundreds of million people globally...

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New report reveals that undernutrition costs the Democratic Republic of the Congo more than $1 billion a year

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 7 July 2017, the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) released a new report revealing the social and economic costs of undernutrition in the nation. The study emphasises the significant losses incurred each year through increased healthcare costs, additional burdens to...

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The African Development Bank Annual Meeting in India sets new milestones for Africa-Asia relations

  |   SUN Donor Network

From 22 to 26 May 2017, the African Development Bank (AfDB) held their Annual Meeting in in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, setting a new milestone for Africa-India-Asia relations. The 52nd Annual Meetings of the Board of Governors of the AfDB and the 43rd Meetings of the Board...

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Côte d’Ivoire celebrates International Women’s Day with a series of inspiring events

  |   SUN Country Network

In March 2017, the African Development Bank partnered with the Government of Côte d’Ivoire, UN agencies, civil society organizations and other development partners to mark the celebration of International Women’s Day. The commemorations began with the first meeting on the concertation framework on gender, chaired...

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Top government officials in Cambodia meet with SUN Movement Coordinator to tackle malnutrition

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On 20 February 2017, Gerda Verburg, SUN Movement Coordinator and UN Assistant Secretary-General, met with the Cambodian government to discuss progress in tackling malnutrition. During her two day visit, Ms. Verburg met with policy makers and champions from multiple sectors to discuss Cambodia's the path...

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