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FAO Director-General meets Nobel Peace Laureate Tawakkol Karman

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 group of Nobel laureates who have joined forces with FAO to tackle the twin problems of hunger and violence through a new alliance. 

Watch Karman's remarks following the meeting: