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FAO AT THE
WORLD HUMANITARIAN SUMMIT

Istanbul, 23-24 May 2016

KEY MESSAGES

BUILDING RESILIENT AGRICULTURAL LIVELIHOOODS

DOCUMENTS

Transcending humanitarian-development divides - Changing people’s lives: from delivering aid to ending need
COMMITMENT TO ACTION 1. We commit to implementing a “new way of working” that meets people’s ...
24 May2016
FAO Position Paper - The World Humanitarian Summit
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has a long and well-established ...
16 May2016
Social protection in protracted crises, humanitarian and fragile contexts
FAO recognizes that scaling-up cash-based programming and risk-informed and shock-responsive social protection systems is a ...
14 May2016
Increasing the Resilience of Agricultural Livelihoods
Due to the growing world population, it is estimated that global food production will need ...
13 May2016

EVENTS WITH FAO PARTICIPATION

Side Events

11:00-12:30
Resilience: translating promise into reality
Panelist: Dominique Burgeon, Director of Emergency and Rehabilitation Division, FAO

17:00-18:30
Walking the last mile: a global joint analysis of food crises to inform planning and resource allocation decisions
Key Note Speakers:
- José Graziano da Silva, Director-General, FAO
- Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director, WFP
- Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for International Development and Cooperation

DAY 1 | 23 MAY 2016
DAY 2 | 24 MAY 2016

High level roundtable

9:00-11:00
Natural disasters and climate change
Co-moderated by José Graziano da Silva, Director-General, FAO – Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director, WFP and Helen Clark, UNDP

Side events

11:00-12:30
Global health: building resilience to increasing risks of pandemic threats
Keynote Speaker: José Graziano da Silva, Director-General, FAO
Panelist: Juan Lubroth, Chief Veterinary Officer, FAO

13:00-14:30
Why energy matters: How energy access can transform the lives of those most at risk of being left behind and transcend the humanitarian-development divide
Panelist: Laurent Thomas, Assistant Director-General, FAO

13:00-14:30
Zero hunger by 2030: sustainable food and nutrition security for All
Panelist: José Graziano da Silva, Director-General, FAO