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  • Determined Women Are Making a Difference in Burkina Faso

    Determined Women Are Making a Difference in Burkina Faso

  • U.S. Pledges Another $83 Million in Emergency Aid for South Sudan

    U.S. Pledges Another $83 Million in Emergency Aid for South Sudan

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    Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture Will Boost Food Security

  • A Pivotal Moment for Women and Girls

    A Pivotal Moment for Women and Girls

News from the Mission

  • National Geographic and FAO join forces to raise awareness on hunger and nutrition
    National Geographic and FAO join forces to raise awareness on hunger and nutrition

    October 24, 2014 -- "The U.S. Ambassador to the UN Agencies in Rome, David Lane, attended the October 17 signing of an agreement between the National Geographic Society and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to facilitate their work together to provide information and raise awareness about hunger and nutrition. " 

  • 2014 McGovern Lecturer, Dr. Kathleen Merrigan, addresses “Local Produce, Local Markets: Fostering Regional Agricultural Systems”
    2014 McGovern Lecturer, Dr. Kathleen Merrigan, addresses “Local Produce, Local Markets: Fostering Regional Agricultural Systems”

    October 24, 2014 -- "Dr. Kathleen Merrigan, Executive Director of Sustainability at George Washington University, and former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was this year’s lecturer for the 11th Annual George McGovern Lecture sponsored by the U.S. Mission to the UN Agencies in Rome (USUN). " 

  • 2014 Hunger Run
    2014 Hunger Run

    October 24, 2014 -- "On October 19th, USUN Rome participated in the Hunger Run for the ninth consecutive year. The Hunger Run is an annual event, organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, with the World Food Program (WFP) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as additional sponsors." 

  • U.S. Special Representative for Global Food Security leads Dialogue on Nutrition at the FAO
    U.S. Special Representative for Global Food Security leads Dialogue on Nutrition at the FAO

    October 2014 -- Dr. Nancy Stetson, the U.S. Secretary of State’s Special Representative for Global Food Security and head of the U.S. Delegation to the 41st Plenary of the Committee on World Food Security, led a Dialogue on Nutrition at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) last week in Rome (see here for webcast). 

  • Ambassador Lane and Regional Journalists View Agricultural Development in Burkina
    Ambassador Lane and Regional Journalists View Agricultural Development in Burkina

    September 22, 2014 -- U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies in Rome David Lane completed a five-day trip in Burkina Faso where he met with farmers, government officials and representatives of non-governmental programs working to improve food security.  

  • Remarks by Ambassador David Lane for the 4th of July, 2014
    Remarks by Ambassador David Lane for the 4th of July, 2014

    July 4, 2014 -- Buona Sera! Honored Guests, Fellow Ambassadors and Permanent Representatives, Friends and Colleagues – Good Evening. On the Fourth of July each year, Americans gather with family and friends to commemorate the anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. On behalf of our team at the U.S. Mission to the UN Agencies I would like to welcome and thank you for joining us to help celebrate of our Nation’s 238th birthday.  

  • WFP Executive Board, U.S. Opening Statement by Ambassador David Lane
    WFP Executive Board, U.S. Opening Statement by Ambassador David Lane

    June 3, 2014 -- [...] Georgieva spoke powerfully of the partnerships. The United States is grateful for the partnerships you have championed between Europe, the United States, the United Nations and others in places like Syria and the Sahel 

  • Memorial Day Commemoration, Remarks by Ambassador David Lane
    Memorial Day Commemoration, Remarks by Ambassador David Lane

    Nettuno, May 26, 2014 -- General Corsini, Vice Admiral Davidson, Commissioner Dorgan, I am greatly honored to be here today. I am particularly grateful to see that we are joined today by two veterans of the fighting here, as well as four family members of soldiers who participated in the Italian campaign.  

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5th Global Enrepreneurship Summit

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U.S. Support for the UN Agencies

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The Future of Food Assistance

Water and Development Strategy

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Int'l Food Security Assessment

Role of Women in Feeding the World

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  • The Mission will be closed on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 in observance of Veterans' Day American holiday.

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US Food Aid: Reducing World Hunger

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