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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

Field Exchange 52 is featuring coordination case studies

Categories: IM/KM news / News / No CommentsPosted on: June 10, 2016

Coordination FEX ENN is  delighted to share Issue 52 of Field Exchange, which is now available online (www.ennonline.net/fex).  It includes six articles that summarise country nutrition cluster case studies from Somalia, the Philippines, South Sudan, Bangladesh, the Ukraine and Yemen, developed in a year long collaboration between the GNC and ENN. The full case studies are available …

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“Nutrition Funding: The Missing Piece of the Puzzle” report published

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: June 9, 2016

Nutrition Funding report A new report from the Generation Nutrition campaign – “Nutrition Funding: The Missing Piece of the Puzzle is launched on the third anniversary of Nutrition for Growth. Each year, undernutrition claims the lives of nearly three million children under the age of five and costs the global economy billions of dollars in lost productivity. The report calculates …

Recording of Zero Hunger by 2030: Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security for all

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: June 7, 2016

WHS  Please find  below  the link to the recording of the WHS Side session Zero Hunger by 2030: Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security for all:  http://webtv.un.org/watch/zero-hunger-by-2030-sustainable-food-and-nutrition-security-for-all/4924374141001    

What happened at the first World Humanitarian Summit?

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: June 1, 2016

WHS On behalf of the United Nations secretariat, we sincerely thank you for being part of the first ever World Humanitarian Summit!After 2 years of worldwide consultations, gathering the voices and input of 23,000 people in 153 countries, more than 9000 participants came together in Istanbul last week for the first World Humanitarian Summit to chart the future course of …

Humanitarian population figures guidance

Categories: IM/KM news / News / No CommentsPosted on: May 18, 2016

hum pop fig The final version of an inter-agency guidance document focusing on definitions, methods and good practice on how to derive overall, inter-sectoral humanitarian population figures guidance. A small dedicated inter-agency group (JIPS, IDMC, REACH, ACAPs, UNICEF and UNHCR) led by OCHA colleagues initiated the work over a year ago. The UNICEF GCCU led on presenting the overall …

A video: Sanitation and nutrition: Let’s break the vicious circle!

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: May 13, 2016

A new video on sanitation and nutrition: Let’s break the vicious circle! was produced by the Generation Nutrition. Please find here a link to the English version of the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWIr-eJ8FAs The video is also available in French, Spanish and Swahili.

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Putting child kwashiorkor on the map

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: May 13, 2016

Kwashiokor A new article authored by Jose Luis Alvarez, Nicky Dent, Lauren Browne, Mark Myatt and André Briend on behalf of the CMAM Forum, entitled, ‘Putting Child Kwashiorkor on the Map’ is now available online. The authors mapped over 2000 datasets to understand the global picture of kwashiorkor and identify area’s of high prevalence. The full …

Arabic version of the joint gFSC-GNC Guidance on Mainstreaming AAP into HPC is now published

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: April 19, 2016

AAP arabic The Arabic version of the Guidance for Mainstreaming Accountability to Affected Population and Core People-Related Issues in the Humanitarian Programme Cycle Through the Cluster System is now available on the GNC website here. This guidance aims to support national clusters to implement their commitments on AAP and core people-related issues both before the beginning of a response …

New Resource on Social Protection

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: April 19, 2016

cash This March, the Cash Learning Partnership published a new guidance note on social production. The guidance note looks at the links between social protection and humanitarian assistance, and how these links have the potential to become more effective and better understood. It was written by Nupur Kukrety, and is available here. In conjunction with the …

French version of the Guidance for Mainstreaming AAP and Core People-Related Issues in the HPC through the Cluster System is available

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: April 6, 2016

FR AAP Nous sommes heureux de partager avec vous la version française de la document conjoint du Global Food Security Cluster – Global Nutrition Cluster orientation sur l’intégration du AAP dans le HPC. La version anglaise du même document, et le cadre opérationnel Cluster Nutrition sur AAP ont été partagés avec vous au début de l’année et …

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