Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Thomas Duffy at the Opening of the WFP Executive Board

We have entered a period of food insecurity not seen since the founding of the United Nations at the end of the Second World War, with 80 million people across the globe now living in highly food insecure environments.  Twenty million are in fact so severely food insecure that many of them are in danger ...
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Statement From Ambassador Nikki Haley on the Release of World Food Program Aid Worker Peter Alex From South Sudan

UNITED STATES MISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS IN NEW YORK Office of the Press and Public Diplomacy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 4, 2017  Statement From Ambassador Nikki Haley on the Release of World Food Program Aid Worker Peter Alex From South Sudan We are relieved to learn that Peter Alex, a World Food Program aid ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Duffy at the Opening of the World Food Program Executive Board

Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Thomas Duffy at the Opening of the February Session of the World Food Program (WFP) Executive Board February 20, 2017 Congratulations, Mr. President, on your election.  We would also like to express our appreciation for the outgoing president.  Also, thank you to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. Grandi, ...
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Remarks by Karla Thieman, Chief of Staff, U.S.D.A., at the FAO Conference on Rural Women

As agriculture professionals, we play a pivotal role in ending hunger and poverty. As this challenge has been confronted by numerous international organizations, faith-based groups and governments, women have emerged as playing a major role in agriculture around the globe. But often, their voices are still not heard and they are still not invited to ...
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