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The 8th GNC Annual Meeting, 16-18 September 2014

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: September 16, 2014

The 8th Annual Meeting of the Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) started today in Rome, Italy at the FAO Headquarters. The objectives of the GNC Annual meeting are: To review the progress of the GNC Work Plan and identify challenges and bottleneck. To provide a structured platform for discussions, sharing information and lessons learned from L3 …

The GNC Bulletin no.5 is now available

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: August 22, 2014

Capture Click here to download the new GNC Bulletin June-August 2014

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The Cluster Coordination Reference Module has been revised and is available – IASC, July 2014

Categories: Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: August 22, 2014

ccm Message sent on behalf of Loretta Hieber-Giradet Dear GCCs, I’m very please to share with you the final version of the Cluster Coordination Reference Module.  The changes that you had discussed with Rachel have been incorporated and some final formatting has been done.  The chapter on Role of Clusters in Preparedness has now been updated …

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GNC-CT Support to South Sudan

Categories: News / RRT News / No CommentsPosted on: August 21, 2014

Since activation of the Level-3 emergency in South Sudan, the Global Nutrition Cluster Coordination Team (GNC-CT) has been providing operational, remote and surge support to the National Nutrition Cluster. From February to August 2014, Ayadil Saparbekov, GNC Deputy Coordinator, completed three field missions to Juba to support and strengthen the cluster’s role in effectively coordinating …

The proceedings of the Understanding Moderate Malnutrition in Children for Effective Intervntions Symposium are now available online.e

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: August 4, 2014

IMG_3791 On 27 – 29 May 2014 the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) hosted the Symposium on Understanding Moderate Malnutrition in Children for Effective Interventions in order to help bridge, on the one side, recent research findings and technological advances with, on the other, operational approaches and policy development processes. The symposium convened over 350 individuals, …

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GNC Strategic and Work plan presented to Donors

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: July 22, 2014

On the 22nd of July Global Nutrition Cluster had a follow –up donor meeting where the Global Nutrition Cluster Strategic and Work plans were presented to donors. A number of GNC partners leading particular GNC work (ACF-UK, ENN, save the Children) were present online, while the meeting was attended by the donors including representatives of …

Launch of the 2014 Global Hunger Index (GHI)

Categories: News / 1 CommentPosted on: July 21, 2014

The GHI measures and tracks hunger globally by country and region. This year, the report will explore the correlation between stunting, wasting and micro-nutrient deficiencies as a driver of hunger. Full information London’s Living Room, City Hall, The Queens Walk, London SE1 2AA

The Launch of the GNC Strategic Plan 2014-2016

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: July 11, 2014

photo (2) The launch of the GNC strategic plan for 2014-2016 was held today in Geneva at the Palais des Nations with an audience of GNC partners, observers, donors and the broader humanitarian community. You can access the new Strategic Plan here. The GNC also took the opportunity to launch its new website on!

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The Core Humanitarian Standard – 2nd Period of Consultation Launched

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: July 9, 2014

The Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP), People In Aid and the Sphere Project, with the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) Technical Steering Group, are pleased to present the revised version of the CHS for testing and the second period of consultation. The CHS is currently available in English and can be downloaded from the French, Spanish …

Participatory Review of Coverage Methodologies

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: July 9, 2014

coverage-monitoring-network-logo Epicentre has been asked to lead an independent technical review of coverage methodologies to inform possible improvement and suggest future development activities for the most commonly used coverage methodologies in the nutrition sector: SQUEAC, SLEAC and S3M. We invite users of the methods to pose methodological questions, comments and suggestions over a period of 30 …

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