FAO Liaison Office in New York

19 August 2014

19 August marks the anniversary of the bombing of the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad, in which 22 people lost their lives. In 2008, the UN General Assembly designated this day as World Humanitarian Day in an effort to raise public awareness of the crucial role that humanitarian assistance plays in improving people's lives worldwide, and to recognize the contributions of those who risk their lives delivering it.

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FAO has launched a collection of webpages dedicated to the post-2015 development agenda and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

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