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Swift action and massive education push needed to put humanity on path to sustainability

23 November 2016, Rome - UN General Assembly President Peter Thomson of Fiji met with the FAO Director General today to discuss implementation of the internationally-agreed 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.

Thomson later outlined his vision for achieving progress on the global goals during an informal event at FAO headquarters during which he placed emphasis on the role of young people in keeping humanity from plunging into the “precipice of

21 November 2016, Marrakech - As a special guest of Moroccan Princess Lalla Hasnaa, President of the Mohammed VI Foundation for the Protection of the Environment and a great champion of education, one of the highlights of the Director-General's participation at the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Marrakech, was a visit to an elementary school.

The Director-General was greeted

Talks on ways to tackle twin problems of hunger and violence

21 November 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Tawakkol Karman, Founder and Chairperson of Yemen's Tawakkol Karman International Foundation and Nobel Peace Laureate, for talks that focused on the shared belief that peace is impossible without food security, and there will be no food security without peace. .

Karman is a member of the FAO Nobel Peace Laureates Alliance for Food Security and Peace, a

Marrakech, le 15 novembre 2016. –Le premier ministre du Québec, Philippe Couillard, est fier d’annoncer la tenue à Québec, en 2017, d’un colloque d’experts de haut niveau sur la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle à l’heure des changements climatiques. Cet événement international se tiendra en association avec l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO).

Cette annonce survient à la suite d’un entretien entre le premier ministre et le directeur général

Meeting with International Telecommunication Union Secretary-General

28 October 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met the Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union, Houlin Zhao, for talks on joint cooperation to develop e-agriculture strategies – a field focusing on using improved information and communication processes to enhance f agricultural and rural development and the livelihoods of rural communities.

FAO, with ITU’s support, is already directly involved with e-agriculture strategies to assist countries in