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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

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 …

7th issue of the GNC Bulletin published

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: June 3, 2015

Bulletin 7 Global Nutrition Cluster has published seventh issue of the GNC Bulletin covering period January to May 2015. The bulletin is featuring highlights from the GNC Face-to-face meeting, training on cluster coordination and article on cluster performance monitoring exercise in Ethiopia.

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Cash coordination in the Philippines: A review of lessons learned

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: June 2, 2015

cash The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) has the pleasure to inform you of the release of the publication “Cash coordination in the Philippines: A review of lessons learned during the response to super Typhoon Haiyan” available here: http://www.cashlearning.org/coordination_Haiyan This review aims to document lessons learnt on the effectiveness of cash coordination during the initial three to …

gFSC Cluster Coordinator Training

Categories: News / 2 CommentsPosted on: June 1, 2015

FSC Global Food Security Cluster is seeking expressions of interest to attend the next Cluster Coordinator Training that will be held in Rome, Italy from 6-10 July 2015. Background In order to ensure that food security (FS) cluster coordinators have a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities of country food security clusters and coordinators in …

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