The 8th Meeting of the SUN Movement Lead Group takes place in New York
On the 22 September 2015, the SUN Movement Lead Group met for its 8th meeting in New York, during a week when the world’s attention was focused on setting out a sustainable development agenda for the next 15 years.
Equitable and sustainable social and economic development will be built upon a bedrock of good nutrition. Without adequate attention to nutrition, both directly and as part of an integrated set of interventions aimed at ending poverty and hunger, the full potential of the 2030 Agenda will not be realised.
The Lead Group considered progress throughout the SUN Movement, the draft high-level strategy 2016-2020, and the renewed stewardship arrangements.
The Lead Group reaffirmed the ambition of the SUN Movement as an inclusive, multi-stakeholder, multi-sectoral Movement open to all countries committed to achieving nutrition justice and an end to malnutrition in all its forms. They encouraged the Movement to amplify the reach and impact of their collective actions with a focus on implementation throughout the policy management cycle.
The Lead Group also welcomed the newly formed Executive Committee, appointed to enhance their stewardship of the SUN Movement. Fifteen people will serve for a two year period – the Coordinator joins as an ex-officio member. The members reflect, but do not represent, the multi stakeholder nature of the Movement and include people from SUN countries, civil society, donors, business, and the UN system. The Executive Committee will report to the Lead Group, elect a Chair and Vice Chair, and develop their programme of work shortly.
The Note of Record will be shared here when available: SUN Movement Lead Group