African Agriculture @ UNGA 73 and Global Goals Week (9)

  • 27th September 2018
  • by secretary

23-29 September 2018. New York. Food systems, hunger and nutrition received a great deal of attention during Global Goals Week.

25 September 2018. Breaking the Cycle Between Conflict and Hunger

The meeting, called Exploring the Link Between Conflict and Global Hunger, was co-hosted by The Netherlands, the United States, the European Union, Sweden, the Food and Agriculture Organization FAO, the International Fund for Agricultural Development IFAD, and the World Food Programme WFP.

Humanitarian organizations Action Against Hunger, Concern, Norweigan Refugee Council, Oxfam, Save the Children, and World Vision shared their recommendations to operationalize Resolution 2417 and to break the cycle of hunger and conflict in a briefing paper. Remarks were given by Secretary-General António Guterres, USAID Administrator Mark Green, World Food Programme Executive Director David Beasley, CEO of Action Against Hunger France Véronique Andrieux, and more.