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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

How to prevent Moderate Acute Malnutrition through nutrition-sensitive interventions?

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: June 25, 2015

How to prevent Moderate Acute Malnutrition through nutrition-sensitive interventions? This technical brief – produced by the CMAM Forum – explores current evidence, knowledge and practice relating to the prevention of moderate acute malnutrition through nutrition-sensitive activities in various sectors (agriculture; food security; water, sanitation and hygiene…). We invite you to consult it by clicking on …

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Published today: Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2015

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: June 18, 2015

report Today, the Global Humanitarian Assistance (GHA) Programme of Development Initiatives launches the Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2015, which provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive picture of global humanitarian financing. Humanitarian financing is in the spotlight like never before. Humanitarian needs are outstripping resources as new and ongoing crises continue to test international, national and local …

2015 UNICEF Global Nutrition Meeting

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: June 17, 2015

GNC Logo Final_earth From the 1st to 3rd of June 2015 Josephine Ippe, Global Nutrition Cluster Coordinator, has attended the 2015 UNICEF Global Nutrition Meeting held in New York. She co-facilitated a session on the emergency preparedness and response with the key objective to provide an overview of where UNICEF is in emergency preparedness and response as an institution, in …

GNC Cluster Coordination and Cluster Approach trainings in 2015

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: June 17, 2015

GNC Logo Final_earth The Global Nutrition Cluster is collaborating with RedR-UK to roll-out a global capacity development initiative which aims to enhance knowledge of nutrition cluster coordinators or UNICEF Nutrition staff acting in this capacity and nutrition cluster partners on the cluster approach, the Transformative Agenda and the Humanitarian Programme Cycle. This initiatives includes the establishment of a roster …

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Evaluation of the support provided by the GNC to national platform – final report published

Categories: News / RRT News / No CommentsPosted on: June 12, 2015

The evaluation of the support provided by the GNC to national platform primarily looked at the functioning of the rapid response team (RRT), which is the part of the overall Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) support to the national nutrition coordination platforms under the Pillar 3 of the GNC Strategic Plan. The evaluation’s objective was to …

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Webinars on Transformative agenda

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: June 9, 2015

Webinars in French and in English on the  transformative agenda are available online on the Humanitarian response website. Please see below for direct link. French language WEBINAR – 7 May 2015 “La redevabilité envers les populations affectées: “Taking Account, Giving Account and Being Held to Account” (« Tenir compte/prendre en compte, rendre compte et être tenus responsable ») – Expressions …

RRT Dashboard – 31 May 2015 is published

Categories: News / RRT News / No CommentsPosted on: June 8, 2015

Capture The new Rapid Response Teamt dashboard covering period from June 2013 to May 2015 (as of 31 May) is now published, click here to access pdf.

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GNC HelpDesk for Nutrition Coordination and IM established

Categories: IM/KM news / News / RRT News / No CommentsPosted on: June 5, 2015

GNC Logo Final_earth The GNC Coordination Team is very pleased to announce that we have established the Global Nutrition Cluster Help Desk to provide regular support to all nutrition cluster coordinators, IMOs and Rapid Response Team members in all cluster countries. The establishment of the GNC Help Desk is a practical step to implement the recommendations of the …

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Information Management checklist

Categories: IM/KM news / News / No CommentsPosted on: June 3, 2015

Capture The information management checklist was developed to help Country Nutrition Cluster Coordination Teams (CNC-CTs) at national and sub-national levels as well as Global Nutrition Cluster Coordination Team (GNC-CT)) in  reviewing the Country Nutrition cluster performance in fulfilling it information management (IM) functions. The tool can also be used for self-assessment as well as  for external audit. …

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2015 GNC Annual meeting

Categories: Events / GNC Meetings / News / No CommentsPosted on: June 3, 2015

GNC Logo Final_earth The 2015 GNC Annual meeting is held in Nairobi, Kenya from 13 to 15 of October 2015. Additional side meetings for the Strategic Advisory Group, Cluster Coordinators and Information Management Officers are planned for 12 and 16 of October. The objectives of the 2015 GNC Annual meeting are: To review the work of the GNC …

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