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

Promoting an Integrated Famine Prevention package: Rome, 26 April 2017

Categories: Events / Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: April 26, 2017

  A joint meeting of the Global Food Security and Nutrition Clusters “Promoting an Integrated Famine Prevention Package: Breaking the Bottlenecks” started at the WFP HQ in Rome. The meeting was called for by the Executive Directors of three Cluster-Lead Agencies (CLAs) – FAO, WFP and UNICEF  and brought together more than 25 operational partners …

Yemen Nutrition Cluster Bulletin, Issue 1, April 2017

Categories: Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: April 24, 2017

  The Yemen Nutrition Cluster just published the first issue of its quarterly bulletin. To download, please click on the link: . For questions, please contact: Cluster Coordinator Anna Ziolkovska aziolkovska@unicef.org +971 71 222 5032

Joint GNC and gFSC Meeting on Famine Prevention and Response

Categories: Events / GNC Meetings / Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: April 21, 2017

  A Joint Global Nutrition and Food Security Clusters meeting to develop an Integrated Famine Prevention and Responses will take place on 26 April 2017, at WFP/HQ in Rome. For details, please go to the following link Meeting Poster and follow us on Twitter @GNCGENEVA

New OCHA booklet: New Ways of Working

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: April 21, 2017

  OCHA is pleased to announce the publication of a new booklet “New Ways of Working”: NWOW Booklet

Tech RRT Webinar: Recent Tech RRT deployments to Erbil, Iraq

Categories: Events / News / No CommentsPosted on: April 18, 2017

You are kindly invited to participate in the following webinar: Tech RRT Webinar: Recent Tech RRT deployments to Erbil, Iraq When: Thursday, 27 April 2017 Time: 4:00 pm Central European Time   Duration: 1 hour Facilitator: Andi Kendle, Tech RRT Program Manager Presenters: Scott Logue (Assessment Advisor, Tech RRT), Daniel Takea (SBC/ CMAM Advisor, Tech …

FAO toolkit on nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food systems

Categories: Inter-Cluster News / News / 2 CommentsPosted on: April 18, 2017

The FAO toolkit is an integrated package of guidance on how to design, implement, monitor and evaluate nutrition-sensitive food and agriculture policies and programmes. It is the result of a consultative process within FAO and with external partners, including development partners (in particular the World Bank and the European Commission), NGOs and academia. For more …

GNC welcomes a new partner – AVSI Foundation

Categories: Events / News / No CommentsPosted on: April 12, 2017

The Global Nutrition Cluster welcomes its newest partner – AVSI Foundation - People for Development. AVSI Foundation works towards development that is sustainable and capable of responding to the real needs of people. To learn more about AVSI, please visit the website: http://www.avsi.org/who-we-are/

WFP’s Nutrition Policy 2017-2021

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: April 7, 2017

  WFP is pleased to share with its partners and collaborators its recently approved Nutrition Policy (2017-2021): WFP Nutrition Policy 2017-2021. This policy details how WFP can support governments in achieving their commitments to reducing malnutrition and reaching Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2, particularly Target 2.2. As the world embarks on the path of sustainable …

Consultant needed for literature review on nutrition surveillance and early warning

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: April 4, 2017

As part of the MERIAM consortium, Action Against Hunger is currently seeking to hire a consultant to lead the development of a literature review identifying best practices and approaches in nutrition surveillance and early warning. More specifically, this consultancy will review the most up-to-date thinking around nutrition surveillance and nutrition-related early warning systems, including a …

Mother-led MUAC Screening Webinar on 4th April 2017

Categories: Events / News / Training Events / No CommentsPosted on: March 29, 2017

You are invited to join a discussion on Mother-led MUAC screening (PB Mères) on Tuesday 4 April 2017, hosted by World Vision’s Interest Group for Nutrition, with speakers from both World Vision and Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA), who researched and developed this innovative approach and implemented in Niger. The webinar will be held …

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