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

Just published: UNICEF/GNC review on Supporting Humanitarian Cluster/Sector Coordination Transition

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: January 20, 2017

  We are pleased to share the report of the joint UNICEF Programme Division/Nutrition – Global Nutrition Cluster review on Supporting Humanitarian Cluster/Sector Coordination Transition: The purpose of this review was to inform UNICEF Headquarters (HQ), Regional Office (RO), Country Offices (CO), and the Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) and Cluster partners on how the transition …

Nutrition and Health Coordinator, Bangui, CAR

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: January 18, 2017

  ACF currently has a vacancy for a French speaking Nutrition and Health Coordinator to be based in Bangui, Central African Republic. Please see the attached document for further details: 

Remembering Basra Farah Hassan, 1954-2014

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: January 18, 2017

  Three years ago our friend and colleague Basra Farah Hassan was killed in a terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Basra was a nutritionist, one of very few Somalis who specialized in human nutrition. At the time of her death, she was an employee of UNICEF and was working in Kabul as the Nutrition Cluster Coordinator. …

Nutrition Surveillance Coordinator, Afghanistan

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: January 18, 2017

  ACF has a new vacancy for a Nutrition Surveillance Coordinator based in Kabul, Afghanistan, starting ASAP. For details please see attached: 

External Outreach to Emergency Nutrition Specialists (P3/P4) (ESARO)

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: January 17, 2017

  UNICEF ESARO is currently looking for Emergency Nutrition Specialists (P3/P4) for its Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) for Eastern and Southern Africa: https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=502357   Areas of interest are: ◾ Nutrition in Emergencies (including programme coordination and management in NiE) ◾ Infant/Young Child Feeding in emergencies ◾ Management of acute malnutrition; community-based approach in emergencies ◾ Micronutrient …

Nutrition Programme Manager, Myanmar

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: January 16, 2017

ACF is currently looking for a Nutrition Programme Manager in Myanmar. Please see details attached

Knowledge Management Specialist (East Africa) with ENN

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: January 12, 2017

There is currently an opportunity within ENN for a Knowledge Management Specialist based in East Africa. The person recruited will join a team of KM focused specialists based in London, West Africa and in Asia. The skill set required includes: • A sound knowledge of nutrition • Experience of the region • Very good communication …

IYCF assessment factsheet

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: January 12, 2017

The TechRRT team has developed a IYCF assessment factsheet in both English and French: The purpose of the fact sheet is to outline basic principles of infant and young child feeding assessments in emergencies, including objectives, methodologies, indicators, and best practices. It embraces different types of assessments, such as rapid assessments and representative surveys, and …

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Dates for the 2017 GNC Annual Working Meeting of Partners

Categories: Events / GNC Meetings / News / SAG Events / SAG news / No CommentsPosted on: January 3, 2017

The 2017 GNC Annual Working (Face-to-Face) Meeting of Partners will take place on 29-30 March 2017 in Beirut, Lebanon. The meeting will be hosted by the International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC). The GNC SAG Meeting will take place on 28 March 2017.

Nomination for the new GNC SAG members is open!

Categories: Events / News / SAG Events / SAG news / No CommentsPosted on: December 20, 2016

Dear GNC members and Country Cluster Coordinators/Information Management Officers, Please be kindly informed that the term of below listed Strategic Advisory Group’s (SAG) members will expire in March 2017: Victoria Sauveplane – ACF-Canada; Caroline Wilkinson – UNHCR. The members that have re-confirmed their commitment to continue as the SAG members for one more term in …

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