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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

Report of the Secretary-General for the World Humanitarian Summit

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: February 11, 2016

SG On 9 February 2016 the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched his report for the World Humanitarian Summit, taking place in Istanbul on 23 and 24 May 2016. The Secretary-General’s report emphasizes the urgency and timeliness of the Summit, given the level of challenges facing the international community and the human suffering witnessed today. The …

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Nutrition Cluster Advocacy Strategic Framework 2016-2019 is now available on the GNC website

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

advocacy Within the context of the Nutrition Cluster Strategic Plan 2014-2016, a series of consultations were carried out to develop the Nutrition Cluster Advocacy Strategic Framework 2016-2019, ensuring it was relevant and grounded in the experiences of the Nutrition Cluster. The Nutrition Cluster Advocacy Strategic Framework 2016-2020 provides high level overall strategic direction and focus to …

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Nigeria CCPM report is now available on the GNC website

Categories: IM/KM news / News / No CommentsPosted on: February 9, 2016

Capture Final report from the Nigeria Cluster Coordination Performance Monitoring exercise conducted in November – December 2015 is now available on the GNC website: http://nutritioncluster.net/resources/2015-nigeria-ccpm-report/.

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2016 Humanitarian Appeal

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: January 29, 2016

2016appeal The HNO/HRP 2016 calendar was unified for all countries with the launch of all appeals in December 2015. Country-level Nutrition Clusters have been working with partners to analyse the magnitude of the crisis and identify the most pressing humanitarian needs for planning the nutrition in emergencies response in 2016.  In the Humanitarian Response Plans country-level …

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Animation video on AAP and People-centred cross-cutting dimensions

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: January 29, 2016

FS logo cut Please find below the link to the animation video on AAP and People-centred cross-cutting dimensions on the FSC Website. This video was developed as a quick introduction to AAP and cross-cutting dimensions for cluster coordinators, cluster partners, and the cluster coordination e-learning and in-person training. The intention was also in part to demonstrate that the …

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Review: “Maximising the nutritional impact of Humanitarian Food Assistance”

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: January 28, 2016

echo report food We are pleased to present a review commissioned by ECHO from the Inspire Consortium titled “Maximising the nutritional impact of Humanitarian Food Assistance” (Nov. 2015). The authors of the review are Rebecca Brown and Tania Khara. The multisector approach for the prevention of undernutrition is one of ECHO’s policy strategic axes, and this review has been …

Publication of the six case studies on nutrition cluster coordination

Categories: IM/KM news / News / 2 CommentsPosted on: January 27, 2016

case study ukraine GNC-CT is pleased to share the six case studies that were developed by the cluster coordination teams in collaboration with our global partner ENN under the Pillar IV of the 2014-2016 GNC Strategic Plan – Knowledge and Information management (KM/IM). These cases studies from the Philippines, Yemen, Ukraine, Somalia, Bangladesh, and South Sudan highlight experiences …

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E-learning course on “Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) – version 2.0”

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: January 27, 2016

ipc cut Dear   All, We are pleased to announce the release of the E-learning course on “Integrated Food Security Phase   Classification (IPC) – version 2.0”. The new free course offers a comprehensive yet readily   accessible source of guidance on using the IPC four functions and   related tools and procedures specifically focused on acute …

Update from ALNAP on the work on humanitarian coordination

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: January 27, 2016

alnap Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action (ALNAP) is organising the first of four webinars about humanitarian coordination on Feb 23rd. You can read more and register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3758243265902203138 This webinar focuses on coordination across a humanitarian response, including issues like inter-sectoral coordination, national/sub-national coordination and coordination of cross-cutting issues. The summary report …

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Final report from the Sudan CCPM is available

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

IMG_1168 Final report from the Sudan Cluster Coordination Performance Monitoring exercise conducted in November – December 2015 is now available on the GNC website: http://nutritioncluster.net/resources/2015-sudan-ccpm-report/. More information about the CCPM validation workshop is available here: http://nutritioncluster.net/cluster-approach-training-ccpm-validation-workshop-sudan/

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