The UN Network for SUN

provides a platform to increase UN COHERENCE, COORDINATION and CONVERGENCE on nutrition, enabling COUNTRIES to employ a holistic, integrated approach for addressing all forms of malnutrition. It brings together the expertise and clout of the United Nations agencies to harness the full potential of nutrition as a driver of sustainable development.

REACH

support can be mobilised through the UN Network to stimulate momentum towards scaling up nutrition action at the country level. REACH provides neutral experts in facilitation, networking and capacity strengthening to improve nutrition governance, with an emphasis on multi-sectoral, multi-stakeholder coordination.

These efforts help:

  • to foster increased synergies;
  • to minimise overlap; 
  • to bridge gaps;

catalysing

a multiplier effect

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Accelerating nutrition impact

The UN Network for SUN Strategy discusses the role and contributions of the UN Network to the SUN Movement, highlighting the comparative advantage of the United Nations agencies. It also includes a results framework, outlining five outcomes for measuring the UN Network’s support. The UN Network serve as a unique leverage point for scaling up nutrition actions towards achieving the 2030 Agenda and global nutrition targets, as endorsed by the United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition (2016–2025).

Outcome 1
Outcome 1

Increased awareness of the causes of malnutrition and potential solutions

Outcome 2
Outcome 2

Strengthened and increasingly resourced national policies and programmes

Outcome 3
Outcome 3

Increased human and institutional capacity to support the scaling up of nutrition actions at all levels

Outcome 4
Outcome 4

Increased efficiency and accountability of national efforts

Outcome 5
Outcome 5

Harmonized and coordinated UN nutrition efforts