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FAO AT THE
WORLD HUMANITARIAN SUMMIT

Istanbul, 23-24 May 2016

KEY MESSAGES

BUILDING RESILIENT AGRICULTURAL LIVELIHOOODS

DOCUMENTS

The impact of disasters on agriculture: Addressing the information gap
The number and frequency of recorded natural disasters, along with the associated impact and damage ...
23 May2017
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

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