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

Somalia Nutrition Cluster Geo-Tagging

Categories: IM/KM news / News / No CommentsPosted on: October 22, 2017

  The Somalia Nutrition Cluster commissioned Forcier to geo-tag nutrition services delivery sites and assess their capacity across Somaliland, Puntland and central and southern Somalia. The main objective was to validate the operational status of the sites and identify gaps in service delivery to strengthen the existing capacity of emergency nutrition units and improve their …

Yemen Nutrition Cluster Update

Categories: IM/KM news / News / No CommentsPosted on: October 22, 2017

Dear Partners, The Yemen Nutrition Cluster presents its III Quarter 2017 Bulletin:  For more information, please contact Ms. Anna Ziolkovska <aziolkovska@unicef.org>

Whole of Syria Response: Nutrition Sector Update

Categories: IM/KM news / News / No CommentsPosted on: October 22, 2017

  Dear Partners, The Whole of Syria (WoS) Nutrition Coordination Platform presents its III Quarter Bulletin (July – Sep 2017):  Should you have any questions, please kindly contact Dr. Saja Abdullah <sabdullah@unicef.org>.

Nepal Nutrition Cluster: latest updates and IMAM Guidelines

Categories: News / Uncategorized / No CommentsPosted on: October 16, 2017

  The GNC Coordination Team is happy to share latest updates from the Nepal Nutrition Cluster: 1. 2.  3.  For additional information, please contact Mr. Anirudra Sharma <ansharma@unicef.org>.

GNC Annual Meeting, 10-12 October 2017, Geneva

Categories: Events / GNC Meetings / News / SAG Events / SAG news / Uncategorized / 1 CommentPosted on: October 5, 2017

  The 2017 GNC Annual Meeting took place 10-12 October 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland. The new GNC Strategy for 2017-2020 was launched! For the final draft agenda, please  For the List of Participants, please  Background materials: 1. GNC Strategy 2017-2020:  2. Day 1 Presentations: 1.  2.  3.  4.  5.  6.  7.  8.  9.  10.  11.  …

Operational Guidance on Infant Feeding in Emergencies (v.3.0)

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: October 4, 2017

  We are pleased to share the version 3.0 of the IFE Operational Guidance developed by the IFE Core Group.  The Guidance is also available on the ENN website: www.ennonline.net/operationalguidance-v3-2017

Focus on SMART in Sub-Saharan Africa: collaboration between UNICEF and SMART Initiative

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: September 29, 2017

Background on the project: In 2016, SMART joined forces with UNICEF’s East and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO) and West and Central Africa Regional Office (WCARO) to document the implementation process of SMART surveys in Sub-Saharan Africa. This collaboration produced a report landscaping the use of national, regional and small-scale surveys using SMART methods in the regions …

Tech RRT Webinar: Recent deployment to Nigeria to Strengthen Inpatient Management of SAM

Categories: Events / News / No CommentsPosted on: September 25, 2017

Time: 15:00-16:00 (Abuja & London), 16:00 – 17:00 (Geneva), 17:00 – 18:00 (Nairobi), 10:00 – 11:00 (New York) Facilitator: Andi Kendle, Tech RRT Program Manager Presenter: Michele Georgen (CMAM/ IYCF-E, Tech RRT) and Reuel Kirathi Mungai (Nutrition Cluster Coordinator, Borno, Nigeria) Topic: The Tech RRT’s recent deployment to Nigeria provided technical support and guidance to strengthen …

Nutrition Cluster/Sector Coordinators Training

Categories: Events / News / Training Events / No CommentsPosted on: September 11, 2017

  The Global Nutrition Cluster in collaboration with UNICEF MENA RO will organise a Nutrition Cluster/Sector Coordinators training (in English), 30 October-03 November 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey. Profile of participants: Individuals who currently serve as cluster/sector coordinators and/or Information Management officers in countries where cluster have been formally activated clusters  or in countries that have …

UN to launch new report on world hunger and nutrition

Categories: Events / News / SAG Events / No CommentsPosted on: September 6, 2017

UN to launch new report on world hunger and nutrition, FAO headquarters, 15 September 2017, 12:30 CEST Includes data on malnutrition and children from Rome-based UN agencies and new partners UNICEF and WHO. On 15 September 2017, five UN agencies – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development …

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