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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

Call for Application: Food Security Cluster Coordinator Training 11 – 15 July 2016

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: March 22, 2016

FS logo cut Dear Nutrition Cluster Coordinators, As you know the GNC and the Global Food Security Cluster has established an intercluster working group on nutrition and food security at global level. One of the outcomes of this work includes Guidance Checklist for Good Coordination and Programming between Food Security and Nutrition Clusters. The members of this group …

GNC face to face meeting update

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: March 22, 2016

GNC Logo Final_earth 2016 GNC Annual Working (Face-to-Face) Meeting, that will be organised by the GNC-CT in collaboration with the global partner – International Medical Corps, will take place in Washington, DC, USA from 30 to 31 March 2016. The GNC SAG will have its meeting on 01 April 2016 as well. About 50 GNC partners have registered …

Report on the position of the GNC on providing technical support to country clusters

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: March 18, 2016

Technical role GNC This report aims to inform decision making around what the technical role of the Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) should be. This is in direct response to a specific request after the March 2015 annual meeting to find a way of addressing issues of operational nutrition in emergency areas for which there is no existing normative …

Consolidated Learning and Best Practice on Nutrition Cluster Transitioning

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: March 18, 2016

Transition study Consolidated Learning and Best Practice on Nutrition Cluster Transitioning study aims to highlight learning and good practice in terms of Nutrition Cluster transitioning in four countries where the Nutrition Cluster has operated, including protracted emergency and sudden onset natural disaster contexts. The countries selected for the study were Ethiopia, Kenya, Pakistan and the Philippines. Selection …

Nutrition Cluster partner training and CCPM workshop in Chad

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

Chad CCPM The GNC-CT and in partnership with UNICEF Chad Country Office and a partner RedR-UK are facilitating a nutrition cluster partner training in cluster approach and a CCPM workshop in N’Djamena – Chad from 9th to 11th March 2016. The training is supported by Chad Ministry of Public Health – Nutrition and Food Technologies Direction and …

February 2016 SUN newsletter

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

SUN Full version of the newsletter is available here. Welcome to Gerda Verburg, the new Coordinator of the SUN Movement On 3 March 2016, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointment of Gerda Verburg of the Netherlands as the Coordinator of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement. The SUN Movement Coordinator will work with 56 …

UN Secretary-General appoints new SUN Movement Coordinator

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

SUN Dear colleagues It is with great pleasure and excitement that we share the news, that Ban Ki-Moon, has today announced the appointment of the new Coordinator for the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement. We are delighted to share with you the formal announcement below, welcoming Gerda Verburg of the Netherlands to this position. We at …

2016 Bangladesh CCPM report is now available online

Categories: IM/KM news / News / No CommentsPosted on: March 7, 2016

Capture Final report from the Bangladesh Cluster Coordination Performance Monitoring exercise conducted in January 2016 is now available on the GNC website: http://nutritioncluster.net/resources/2016-bangladesh-ccpm-report/

Malawi nutrition cluster bulletin

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

malawi bulletin First issue of the Malawi nutrition cluster bulletin covering period January to February 2016 is now available for download here.

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APHES Summer Course – Assessing Public Health in Emergency Situations

Categories: Events / News / Training Events / 2 CommentsPosted on: February 29, 2016

UCL-logo APHES Summer Course – Assessing Public Health in Emergency Situations Belgium, 4-15 July 2016 CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS Venue: Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium Dates: 04-15 July 2016 Language: English Organizer: The Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disaster, Université catholique de Louvain. Deadline for submission of applications: May 31, 2016 More info in …

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