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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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SUN Movement new strategy: the Operationalisations Group working on recommendations for the Lead Group

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Secretariat

The Strategy for SUN (2021-2025), adopted by the SUN Movement Lead Group in December 2020, sets out an ambitious vision to align global efforts to scale up nutrition behind country leadership. The  Operationalisations (OPS) Group has been initiated to support the transition from SUN 2.0...

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WFP wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2020 to the World Food Programme (WFP). The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security. In 2019, the WFP provided assistance to close to...

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Solving global malnutrition: investing in innovations for local food systems

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

* Article written by Sophie Reeve of WRENmedia in the UK and originally published by SUN Business Network Interventions that bring about food system solutions, at both the farmer and supply chain level, to help ensure nutritious food reaches every table have always been close to my heart. This...

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ECLAC proposes a basic income to help most vulnerable population overcome the COVID19’s effects

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) presented a new report on the social challenges of the crisis stemming from COVID-19. In a context of low growth, a significant increase in poverty, extreme poverty and inequality is foreseen in Latin America and...

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Food in the Anthropocene: The EAT–Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems report

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network

The EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health brings together more than 30 world-leading scientists from across the globe to reach a scientific consensus that defines a healthy and sustainable diet Food systems have the potential to nurture human health and support environmental sustainability, however our current trajectories threaten...

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The 2018 Global Nutrition Report: shining a light to spur action on nutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

The 2018 Global Nutrition Report reviews existing processes, highlights progress in combating malnutrition, identifies challenges and proposes ways to solve them. Through this, the report guides action, builds accountability and sparks increased commitment to furthering the progress that can reduce malnutrition much faster. The Global...

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Preventing nutrient loss and waste across the food system

  |   SUN UN Network

The brief, Preventing nutrient loss and waste across the food system: Policy actions for high-quality diets, points out that poor-quality diets are now a greater public health threat than malaria, tuberculosis or measles. Meanwhile, approximately one third of all the food produced for human consumption never reaches...

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