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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Ambassador Cindy McCain delivers the U.S. opening remarks at the 168th FAO Council

The United States is ready to work with other FAO members to address these urgent challenges.  I am also confident this organization has put itself on solid footing to confront these challenges with agility, renewed emphasis on innovation, elevated attention to climate change, and energized public-private partnerships through its Strategic Framework adopted earlier this year. 
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U.S. Statement on the Election of the Food and Agriculture Organization Council Members at the 42nd Session of FAO Conference

Those standing for membership on the Council must share a clear and consistent commitment to respecting human rights. They must also allow and facilitate access of life-saving humanitarian assistance to their citizens to achieve a world free from hunger and extreme poverty.
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