We’re pleased to bring you the latest May updates from the GNC, including details of our upcoming Annual Meeting 2021!
Visioning the Future!
Coming soon… the GNC’s Annual Meeting 2021 is a two-part virtual event on 15-17 June + 22-24 June.
Join the GNC in developing its Strategy (2022-2025) and a Road Map for NiE. Agenda now on GNC website - links to join Satellite Events (22-24 June) on the latest hot topics in NiE to follow…
The Alliance Satellite Event
The GNC Technical Alliance are hosting a Satellite Event on 23 June, featuring a Q&A session with the Alliance Leadership Team - please submit your questions about the Alliance.
GNC Call on Ethiopia and Madagascar
The GNC hosted a partners call on 12 May 2021 to highlight the emergency nutrition response in Northern Ethiopia (including Tigray) and Southern Madagascar, attended by over 60 participants.
Nutrition Humanitarian Needs Analysis Guidance update
Following piloting in 2020, Version 2 (based on feedback from countries) and its Excel tool are now available to help with the 2021 HNO process. The updated guidance is available now, in English and French.
Alliance COVID-19 Learning Review
The Alliance has conducted a learning review to take stock of its response to COVID-19 – what were the challenges, successes and perceived value of these actions. Please watch a recorded presentation of the learning piece or review the findings.
GNC Mentoring Scheme - open now
The GNC is launching the 5th round of its mentoring programme, open to all nutrition cluster and programme staff working at national level. Find out more about this opportunity to develop personally and professionally - GNC Mentee Application Guidelines and Application forms.
Deadline: 31 May 2021.
NEW NiE online modules
The 15 e-learning lessons (total 8 hours) aim to help improve nutrition colleagues’ knowledge on the technical and operational updates related to nutrition in emergencies. Free access on Agora platform.
Call-out to all Technical Working Chairs
In-country Wasting Technical Working Chairs – find out how to participate in inter-country working group calls.
Social and Behaviour Change for Nutrition in Emergencies: Remote support to IMC Somalia
Can effective support for Social and Behaviour Change be delivered remotely?
Establishing a dedicated nutrition sector in Lebanon with support from the GNC
How has nutrition become a public health priority in Lebanon?
Want to find out more about the GNC Technical Alliance? Check out our new video to find out who we are, what we do and how we work…
Technical Support Team: Spotlight
The Technical Support Team (TST) of the GNC Technical Alliance refers to the 20 personnel, including deployable personnel and helpdesks, available to provide Nutrition in Emergencies (NiE) technical support.
Social Behaviour Change Advisor
Independent report on COVID-19
The Independent Panel found weak links at every point in the chain of preparedness and response to COVID-19. Preparation was inconsistent and underfunded.
Food systems and nutrition: Handbook for parliamentarians
This practical guidance for parliamentarians, produced by the Inter-parliamentary Union and FAO, highlights legislative processes that prioritize nutrition.
25 May 2021
Strengthening frontline public health services during COVID-19:
Introducing innovative IYCF tools for health and nutrition workers
08:00-09:00 Washington (GMT-4) // 13:00-14:00 London (GMT+1)
1 June 2021
GNC Webinar on Inter-sectoral Collaboration
What does ISC mean to the GNC at global & national level?