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. Statement At IDLO Assembly of Member Parties

Director-General Beagle, the United States fully aligns itself with your report to this Assembly of Parties. As you noted, now is the time rededicate ourselves to the values of the UN Charter. Working together, with actions grounded in multilateralism, rule of law, and human rights, we can indeed build a world that is more peaceful, ...
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Ambassador Cindy McCain Announces U.S. Funding for IFAD in Response to the Global Food Crisis

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Agencies in Rome, Cindy H. McCain, will visit Guatemala from July 23 - July 27 and Honduras from July 27 - July 30, 2022. During her trip, she will lead a media tour to various U.S.-funded UN projects to showcase how the U.S. government, the UN ...
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Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People of Ukraine

We call for an immediate end to Russia’s continuing war against Ukraine and for Russia to facilitate unhindered humanitarian access in Ukraine and safe passage for those who seek to leave the cities where they are trapped.  Humanitarian aid deliveries must be allowed to continue without interference, and humanitarian workers must have safe passage to deliver ...
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Vice President Kamala Harris Announces Additional U.S. Funding to Respond to Humanitarian Needs in Ukraine and Eastern Europe

This additional assistance includes support to the UN World Food Program (WFP) to provide lifesaving emergency food assistance to meet immediate needs of hundreds of thousands affected by the invasion, including people who are displaced from their homes and who are crossing the border out of Ukraine.
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The United States Opposes Russia’s Election to WFP Executive Board Leadership Post

Ambassador Cindy McCain delivered the following statement by the United States at the World Food Programme Executive Board Rome, February 28, 2022 The United States condemns this nomination and believes that a representative from Russia should not be elected to the position of vice president in the World Food Programme (WFP). Russia’s attack on Ukraine ...
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