Scaling Up Nutrition and Immunization Civil Society Platform, Sierra Leone

About

In April 2013 civil society organizations joined the Scaling up Nutrition (SUN) Movement to curb malnutrition in Sierra Leone by forming the Civil Society Platform in partnership with UNICEF and Helen Keller International. FOCUS 1000 was selected to lead the coordination of this platform. The aim of the SUNI Civil Society Platform (SUNI CSP) is to pull together efforts of various civil society organisations to advocate for continued political commitment and investment in nutrition in Sierra Leone.


Country: Sierra Leone

Region: West and Central Africa

Languages: English

Number of members: 219


Areas of expertise

  • Advocacy
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Capacity Building of CSOs and Community Structures
  • Community engagement
  • Immunization



How to join this alliance

To join this alliance, please complete the membership application form below and email it to:



SUN CSN membership form

The alliance will be in touch and may ask you to provide further information.

If you do not receive a response within a month, please forward the filled-in form and your original email to sun.csnetwork@savethechildren.org.uk.

West and Central Africa region news

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May 27, 2022

Three things we learnt from the first Civil Society Network assembly

This week saw over 60 members of the SUN Movement’s Civil Society Network (CSN) come together from countries all around the globe in the first ever network-wide assembly to discuss experiences and solutions surrounding the current global food crisis and to create tangible advocacy demands as a network. The discussion was full of ideas and […]

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May 20, 2022

The SUN CSN to host its first network-wide assembly on global crises

Summary  The Civil Society Network Secretariat (CSNS) plans to organise a series of meetings with CSN Members to come together and share experiences and perspectives on how the global commodity price increases are impacting nutrition in different contexts.  The event on May 25th will be offered as the first of an ongoing series of global […]

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March 31, 2022

Ukraine conflict highlights the fragility of the global food system and will have damaging impact on nutrition of the most vulnerable, warns SUN Movement’s Civil Society Network.  

Members of the SUN Movement’s Civil Society Network are already reporting food shortages and escalation in prices due to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, which will have knock-on effects on the state of nutrition globally.   The Russian Federation and Ukraine are among the most important producers of agricultural commodities in the world. Organisations such as […]

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