Lauding global success in fighting hunger, UNSG urges sustained commitment

This article references the message of the Secretary-General delivered to the Delivering Zero Hunger – Demonstrating Impact high level UNGA event by WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin on 25 September. Read the full text of his statement here. UN NEWS CENTRE | 25 September 2014 – Despite a rising global population and the...

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Two Major Challenges – One Real Opportunity on Climate Change

Sep 24, 14 Two Major Challenges – One Real Opportunity on Climate Change

Posted by in End Malnutrition, Latest News

Blog post by John Kufuor, co-Chair of the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition and UN Special Envoy on Climate Change, at AllAfrica.com. Much has been said about the challenges that humankind faces as the climate shifts. It is time to talk about the opportunities. National and global leaders are meeting in New...

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Climate Summit: Leaders take steps to ensure food security for 9 billion people by 2050

UN NEWS CENTRE | 23 September 2014 – With demand for food set to increase 60 per cent by 2050, world leaders, major corporations and civil society at the United Nations Climate Summit today pledged commitments to transform agricultural practices by increasing productivity while reducing carbon emissions. “I am glad to see action...

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Acting together, acting now: Delivering Zero Hunger

Sep 22, 14 Acting together, acting now: Delivering Zero Hunger

Posted by in Featured, Latest News

A world without hunger. Can you picture it? The truth is, steady progress is being made in the fight against hunger. The numbers prove it: the latest State of Food Insecurity report, released last Tuesday, shows that reductions in global hunger are continuing – down more than 100 million in the last decade, and 209 million since...

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“What I expect to see from UN Week”

Sep 21, 14 “What I expect to see from UN Week”

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This post is an excerpt from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s latest LinkedIn Influencer piece. Every September, global leaders converge on United Nation Headquarters in New York for the opening of the General Debate of the UN General Assembly — commonly known as UN Week. More than 140 Heads of State and Government...

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