U.S. Statement on the impact of the war in Ukraine on global food security under the mandate of FAO

Conflict, climate change, and the lasting impacts of COVID-19 are devastating local and global food systems and the people who rely on them. Especially the most vulnerable. Russia’s unprovoked aggression against Ukraine has significantly worsened these challenges.
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U.S. Ambassador to the UN Rome-based agencies Cindy McCain sees joint food, nutrition and resilience work in Laos

Yet, there are some glimmers of hope.  Mr. Executive Director, the United States has heard your call and the calls of millions of hungry people around the world.  I am proud that we have contributed nearly $6 billion dollars to WFP this U.S. fiscal year.  Given the overwhelming need, other countries have also increased their ...
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Ambassador Cindy McCain delivers the U.S. Opening Statement at the Second Annual World Food Program Executive Board

Yet, there are some glimmers of hope.  Mr. Executive Director, the United States has heard your call and the calls of millions of hungry people around the world.  I am proud that we have contributed nearly $6 billion dollars to WFP this U.S. fiscal year.  Given the overwhelming need, other countries have also increased their ...
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U.S. Ambassador Cindy McCain visits humanitarian crisis response activities in southern Madagascar

The UN agencies and USAID are working together to build community resilience to climate shocks in Madagascar’s deep south, where the latest analysis suggests 1.47 million people – or 50 percent of the region’s population - are food insecure.
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Welcome Ambassador McCain!

  The U.S. Mission to the UN Agencies is thrilled to welcome Ambassador Cindy Hensley McCain to the USUN Rome Mission.  Ambassador McCain was sworn in by the Biden Administration to serve as the U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN Agencies in Rome on November 5th, 2021 and arrived in Rome on January 11, 2022. ...
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