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

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/

Cluster approach training and the CCPM validation workshop in Bangladesh

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

20160119_100737_resized The GNC-CT and its partner RedR-UK are facilitating a nutrition cluster partner training in cluster approach that is attended by about 40 participants and subsequent Nutrition Cluster Coordination Performance Monitoring (CCPM) validation workshop in Bangladesh, Dhaka, with a wide representation of all Nutrition Cluster partners. The training and the CCPM workshop are organized in collaboration with  the Institute of Public …

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Rapid Response Team update

Categories: News / RRT News / No CommentsPosted on: January 14, 2016

RRT The GNC’s Rapid Response Team (RRT) is a partnership between the GNC-CT and five GNC partners: ACF-International, IMC, UNICEF, SC-UK and WVI with funding from ECHO and DFID.  See below the latest RRT update. Anna Ziolkovska (IMO RRT, UNICEF) participated in the Global Meeting of the Food Security Cluster in Rome in December 2015 and …

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New edition of All In Diary – Essential Guide to Humanitarian Good Practice – is now available

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

allindiary New edition of All In Diary - Essential Guide to Humanitarian Good Practice – is now available to purchase, free view or download on http://www.allindiary.org/ .  It is packed full of the most up-to-date information and recommendations for further reading. What is the All in Diary?   Watch this video to find out! The All In Diary - offers a comprehensive, single source for …

IM toolkit: e-tool project update

Categories: IM/KM news / News / 2 CommentsPosted on: January 5, 2016

etools UNICEF is currently leading development of the “e-tools project”, which includes reporting module for cluster partners for UNICEF-led clusters and areas or responsibility (Nutrition , WASH, Education, Child Protection and GBV). This will eventually be a part of the GNC Information Management toolkit, the first version of which was launched in December. The Clusters’ work …

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Guidance for Mainstreaming Accountability to Affected Population and Core People-Related Issues in the Humanitarian Programme Cycle Through the Cluster System

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: January 5, 2016

GNC Logo Final_earth We are pleased to share with you the document that was developed jointly by the Global Nutrition and Global Food Security Clusters with support of the GNC global partner HelpAge International: Guidance for Mainstreaming Accountability to Affected Population and Core People-Related Issues in the Humanitarian Programme Cycle Through the Cluster System. This guidance aims to …

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Summary of the GNC conference call on Ethiopia

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: December 22, 2015

GNC Logo Final_earth On behalf of the partners, GNC-CT organized a conference call with the Ethiopia Nutrition Cluster that was held on the 11 of December 2015. The summary of the discussion is now available here.

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Nomination process for new GNC SAG members is open

Categories: News / SAG news / No CommentsPosted on: December 21, 2015

GNC Logo Final_earth The term of below listed Strategic Advisory Group’s (SAG) members concludes in March 2016: Nicki Connell (SC-USA); Samson Desie (Cluster Coordinator, Somalia) The members that re-confirmed their commitment to continue as the SAG members for one more term in 2016 are: Victoria Sauveplane – ACF-Canada Caroline Wilkinson – UNHCR Diane Holland (permanent member) – UNICEF …

Launch of the GNC IM toolkit

Categories: IM/KM news / News / No CommentsPosted on: December 15, 2015

reporting The first version of the Information Management (IM) toolkit for the Nutrition Clusters is now launched. The Nutrition Cluster IM Toolkit was developed by the Global Nutrition Cluster through the partnership with ACF-UK in consultation with GNC Rapid Response Team, Country Cluster IMOs and the GNC Cluster Coordination Team. Currently the IM Toolkit consists of …

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