Pope Francis calls for #ZeroHunger

Jun 13, 16 Pope Francis calls for #ZeroHunger

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Pope Francis Urges Increased Commitment To The Fight For Zero Hunger ROME – In the first papal visit to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Pope Francis today gave his full support to the goal of eradicating hunger and paid tribute to the organization’s staff, including those who had lost their lives at work. “Do not...

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“A real breakthrough” – UN announces first-ever global standard to measure food loss and waste

Jun 08, 16 “A real breakthrough” – UN announces first-ever global standard to measure food loss and waste

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A partnership of leading international organizations, including the United Nations, has announced the launch of a first-ever global standard to measure food loss and waste while at the Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) 2016 Summit currently underway in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard...

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From poverty eradication to agriculture and food security, progress in STI can help deliver the SDGs

Jun 07, 16 From poverty eradication to agriculture and food security, progress in STI can help deliver the SDGs

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Speaking yesterday at the first multi-stakeholder forum on science, technology and innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged leaders to share their benefits with those who stand to gain most. Mr. Ban told delegates, business leaders, and innovators at the event...

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Following the UN SG’s visit to Madagascar, El Nino threatens gains against malnutrition

Jun 01, 16 Following the UN SG’s visit to Madagascar, El Nino threatens gains against malnutrition

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El Nino, a warming of sea surface temperatures in the Pacific, has aggravated dry conditions and worsened a food crisis not only in Madagascar, an island 400 km (250 miles) off the coast of mainland Africa, but also across the wider southern African region where more than 31 million people are now affected by food shortages....

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Zero Hunger at the World Humanitarian Summit: Committing to Leave No One Behind

May 25, 16 Zero Hunger at the World Humanitarian Summit: Committing to Leave No One Behind

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Leaders from Governments, the United Nations, inter-governmental, regional and nongovernmental organizations met at the very first World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey. A side event, entitled Zero Hunger by 2030: Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security for All, gathered together thirteen hunger organisations and...

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World Humanitarian Summit Brings Global Actors Together For Zero Hunger Side Event

May 13, 16 World Humanitarian Summit Brings Global Actors Together For Zero Hunger Side Event

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The World Humanitarian Summit, the first forum of its kind, will gather the international community together in a bid to address the growing humanitarian crisis and commit to leaving no one behind. The pledge to leave no one behind is the central theme of the 2030 Agenda and places a new obligation on us all to reach those most...

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