News

This page provides information and updates on GNC and related activities as well as up to date information and links to country level humanitarian response. If you wish to submit something to include on this webpage, please send a description of the ‘news’ to gnc@unicef.org

Launch of the GTAM Consultant Rosters

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: January 22, 2020

The GTAM has established rosters of vetted consultants to support actors working in emergencies to source technical expertise quickly. There are five (5) different rosters, each covering a specific technical area: - Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) - Infant and Young Child Feeding in emergencies (IYCF-E) - Micronutrient supplementation in emergencies - Integrated nutrition-specific …

Tech RRT Post Deployment Webinar: Jordan IYCF-E

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: December 20, 2019

The Technical Rapid Response Team (Tech RRT) invite you to another infant and young child feeding in emergencies (IYCF-E) post deployment webinar. This time, we will be presenting and discussing a recent (September 2019) deployment to Jordan to support nutrition and reproductive health partners to strengthen IYCF-E in the Azraq and Zaatari camps. The objectives …

Tech RRT Post Deployment Webinar: Jordan IYCF-E

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: December 19, 2019

The Technical Rapid Response Team (Tech RRT) invite you to another infant and young child feeding in emergencies (IYCF-E) post deployment webinar. This time, we will be presenting and discussing a recent (September 2019) deployment to Jordan to support nutrition and reproductive health partners to strengthen IYCF-E in the Azraq and Zaatari camps. The objectives of this session are to foster …

Activation of the IASC Clusters in Burkina Faso

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: December 16, 2019

On the 11th of December 2019 the cluster system was activated in Burkina Faso for the initial period of six months. The following clusters were activated: •             Protection (led by UNHCR) •             Shelter (led by UNHCR) •             WASH (led by UNICEF) •             Health (led by WHO) •             Food security (co-led by FAO and WFP) •             …

Concern Worldwide is a new GNC SAG member

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: December 16, 2019

Following a call for an NGO to replace the Save the Children in the GNC Strategic Advisory Group (SAG), a new member representing NGOs in the SAG is Concern Worldwide. As always, they will be on the SAG for two years. It was the only NGO that expressed interest in being on the SAG and …

ToT on Training Skills conducted on Dec 4-6 ,2019 in Geneva.

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: December 12, 2019

GNC in collaboration with RedR UK conducted a ToT training on training facilitation skills on December 4-6,2019 in Geneva. Fifteen participants comprising of GNC-CT  ,rapid response team (RRT) and Tech rapid response team (TechRRT) staff attended the training. The training will strengthen GNC’s capacity to effectively support country clusters on capacity development activities on coordination …

GNC conducted GBV Mainstreaming in Nutrition Training : Dec 2-3,2019, Geneva

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: December 12, 2019

GNC in collaboration with UNICEF ,EMOPS  and Action Against Hunger Canada, conducted a GBV Mainstreaming in Nutrition Training  on December 2 – 3, 2019 in  Geneva. A total of 18 participants comprising of key partners,  GNC helpdesk, Rapid Response Team (RRT) and Technical Rapid Response Team (Tech RRT) staff participated in the training. The training aims …

Global Humanitarian Overview Launch

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: December 11, 2019

The Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) 2020 was launched on 4 December 2019. The GHO is the most comprehensive, authoritative and evidence-based assessment of world humanitarian needs. The global event was held in Geneva with simultaneous launches in Berlin, Brussels, London and Washington, D.C. These events are part of a global strategy to engage decision-makers and humanitarian actors …

Job advert ACF Canada: Senior Safeguarding Advisor

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: December 11, 2019

 Job title Senior Safeguarding Advisor Department Operations Job Location Action Against Hunger/Action contre la Faim – Canada Direct supervisor Associate Director Location Toronto, Canada Type of position Full Time – 1 year ABOUT ACTION AGAINST HUNGER Created in 1979, Action Against Hunger is a non-governmental organisation that aims to provide solutions to hunger. Our mission …

ACF Canada is looking for a Safeguarding Investigations Manager

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: December 11, 2019

 Job title Safeguarding Investigations Manager Department Operations Job Location Action Against Hunger/Action contre la Faim – Canada Direct supervisor Senior Safeguarding Advisor Location Toronto, Canada Type of position Full Time – 1 year ABOUT ACTION AGAINST HUNGER Created in 1979, Action Against Hunger is a non-governmental organisation that aims to provide solutions to hunger. Our …

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