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

ACF Canada is looking for a Safeguarding Investigations Manager

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: December 11, 2019

 Job title Safeguarding Investigations Manager Department Operations Job Location Action Against Hunger/Action contre la Faim – Canada Direct supervisor Senior Safeguarding Advisor Location Toronto, Canada Type of position Full Time – 1 year ABOUT ACTION AGAINST HUNGER Created in 1979, Action Against Hunger is a non-governmental organisation that aims to provide solutions to hunger. Our …

Job advert: Associate Director (Gender, Gender Based Violence, Safeguarding)

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: December 11, 2019

 Job title Associate Director (Gender, Gender Based Violence, Safeguarding) Department Programmes Job location Action Against Hunger/Action contre la Faim – Canada Direct supervisor Operations Director Location Toronto, Canada Type of position Full Time – 1 Year Contract Created in 1979, Action Against Hunger is a non-governmental organization that aims to provide solutions to hunger. Our …

ACF Canada is looking for a Programme Manager (SMART)

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: December 11, 2019

 Job title Programme Manager (SMART) Department Programmes Organization Action Against Hunger Canada Direct Supervisor Sr. Project Manager Location Toronto, Canada (home based positions may be considered for residents of Amman, Jordan). Type of position Full Time – 12 months Contract, renewable based on funding Eligibility Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada or Jordan …

New ‘instruction’ video on Infant Feeding in Humanitarian Crises (Johns Hopkins University)

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: December 2, 2019

GNC would like to share a video made at the Center for Humanitarian Health at Johns Hopkins University. It is a 50 minutes video on Infant Feeding in Humanitarian Crises and it discusses the following topics: •            Why does infant feeding matter in a disaster setting? •            What are the recommendations on infant feeding? •            …

Sub-national Nutrition Cluster Coordination training in Hargeisa

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: December 2, 2019

Faith Nzioka (RRT Coordination) and David Rizzi (GNC Helpdesk on Coordination) had the pleasure to run a 3-day training for 28 eager-to-learn sub-national nutrition cluster coordinators (SNCC) from all over Somalia. The training was held in Hargeisa, just a month after the SNCC and co-lead were elected and started in their positions; all of them …

ACF organised a Research for Nutrition two days conference in Paris #R4Nut

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: November 26, 2019

On November the 20th and 21st of 2019, The GNC Helpdesk for Technical Support in Nutrition in Emergencies, Yara Sfeir, the GNC Help Desk for Integration, Danka Pantchova, and the Cash Advisor, Andre Durr, attended the two days Research for Nutrition Conference organised by ACF in a zero waste, eco-friendly venue with a kitchen garden north east of Paris. The …

Webinar on the use of cash and voucher assistance in nutrition

Categories: Events / News / No CommentsPosted on: November 25, 2019

The GNC is organizing two webinars (English and French) on the use of cash and voucher assistance (CVA) for nutrition outcomes. The objectives of the webinars include: The enhance understanding of the role and objectives of CVA in a nutrition response To present evidence and current practice on CVA in nutrition To highlight opportunities and risks regarding the …

Tech RRT Post Deployment Webinars: IYCF-E

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: November 25, 2019

Trouvez la traduction en français en bas The Tech RRT invite you to two upcoming infant and young child feeding in emergencies (IYCF-E) post deployment webinars. The objectives of these sessions are to foster discussion on the situation in the country, share information on the Tech RRT deployment and to improve the follow up of the …

Eight weeks GNC RRT deployment to strengthen IM systems in Myanmar

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: November 22, 2019

Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) received a request from Myanmar on 24th June 2019 to support in strengthening the Information Management (IM) systems for the nutrition sector.  The request was approved and the Nutrition Cluster Coordinator (NCC) Rapid Response Team (RRT), Faith Nzioka, was therefore deployed for 8 weeks from 8th August to 4th October 2019 …

GBV Mainstreaming in Nutrition Training: Dec 2-3,2019, Geneva

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: November 22, 2019

GNC in collaboration with UNICEF, EMOPS and Action Against Hunger Canada, has organised a GBV Mainstreaming in Nutrition Training which will take place December 2 – 3, 2019 in Geneva. A total of 16 participants comprising of key partners, country cluster coordinators, GNC helpdesk, Rapid Response Team and Technical RRT staff will participate in the training. The training aims …

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