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SUN Global Gathering closes with declaration recognising the need to intensify the response to malnutrition, by and for everyone

  |   SUN Country Network

Nourishing people and planet together Over 1200 participants from more than 100 countries gathered for the 2019 SUN Movement Global Gathering, the flagship event of the SUN Movement, at the Hotel Yak & Yeti in Kathmandu, Nepal from 4 to 7 November 2019. The Government of Nepal...

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New SUN Movement Executive Committee appointed

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

Photo: ©UNICEF To increase SUN member country representation in its governance, the SUN Movement Lead Group has appointed a new Executive Committee (ExCom) to implement the Strategy for the Movement’s third phase (2021-2025). The ExCom forms part of the Movement’s stewardship arrangements and acts on behalf...

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SUN Coordinator visits Malawi and joins SUN 3.0 Strategy launch presided over by President Chakwera

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

From 31 August to 3 September, Ms Gerda Verburg, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and SUN Movement Coordinator, travelled to Lilongwe, Malawi, on her first official visit to a member State since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. In addition to delivering key remarks at...

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The power of connecting vaccines and good nutrition

  |   SUN Donor Network

*Blog by SUN Movement Coordinator Gerda Verburg on the occasion of Gavi’s third donor pledging conference, the Global Vaccine Summit 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has brought uncertainties and fears. Families are facing an urgent challenge: how to keep themselves and their children protected and healthy, both physically...

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World leaders’ Call to Action on WASH & COVID-19

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN UN Network

* Originally publishes by Sanitation and Water For All Heads of State, Government, and leaders from United Nations agencies, International Financial Institutions, civil society, private sector and research and learning are mobilizing around a call for the prioritization of water, sanitation and hygiene in the response...

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World Food Day: Celebrating the link between nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene

  |   Blogs

By Gerda Verburg, UN Assistant Secretary General and Coordinator, SUN Movement and Catarina Albuquerque, first UN Rapporteur on the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation and SWA Chief Executive Officer   The connection between kitchen and toilet might be an unsavory one, but it is actually a...

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Make nutrition a political and financial priority in Mali

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The second National Forum for Nutrition opened in Bamako, under the highest authorities of the Republic and in the presence of Gerda Verburg, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Coordinator of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement. The Forum, to be held from 23 to 25 July, will...

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Looking beyond hunger: thoughts on SOFI 2019 – by Gerda Verburg and Elwyn Grainger-Jones

  |   SUN UN Network

Blog written by Gerda Verburg, UN Assistant Secretary-General and SUN Movement Coordinator, and Elwyn Grainger-Jones, Executive Director, CGIAR System Organization. Originally published by the SDG2 Advocacy Hub This week, State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019 charted just how off track we are to end hunger and meet global nutrition...

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