SUN Movement Launch
On 18 July, Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza formally launched the SUN Movement in Burundi and announced the adoption by the Council of Ministers of the terms of reference of the Multisectoral Platform Nutrition and Food Security or Platform Multisectorielle de Sécurité Alimentaire et de Nutrition (PMSAN), which will be under the coordination of the Second Vice-President of the Republic.
On 3rd July, 13, representatives from government, parliamentarians, civil society, the UN system and donors came together to officially launch the SUN Movement in Niger. The launch of the SUN Movement in Niger was officially announced by the Minister of Public Health. The event included presentations from the Ministry of Public Health, the UN representative, the European Union who is acting as the Donor Convener, Parliamentarians, SUN Civil Society Alliance and also included discussion of the formation of a platform to coordinate the expertise of academics working on nutrition in Niger.