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FAO Liaison Office in New York
27 September 2019, New York - During their meeting today Paraguay’s Minister of Foreign Affairs...
27 September 2019, New York – FAO Director-General and Alejandro Ferrer Minister of Foreign Affairs for...

FAO priorities in New York

The FAO Liaison Office with the United Nations in New York has a lead responsibility in the development and implementation of FAO policies and decisions concerning enhanced FAO cooperation and partnerships with the United Nations system and with other international organizations and institutions located in New York.

The main function of the Liaison Office with the United Nations in New York is to assist decision-making at FAO Headquarters in relation to developments in the UN system, mainly through representation at meetings in New York, through liaison with representatives of Member States of the UN and specialized agencies, and through liaison with the secretaries of these organizations.


2019 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 
From 9 July to 18 July 2019

  • Launch of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World Report 2019 - 15 July 2019, 10:00 - 13:00, Conference Room 1 Programme
  • Accelerating progress on the SDGs through the implementation of the Global Action Programme (GAP) on Food Security and Nutrition in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) - 15 July 2019, 18:30 - 20:00, Conference Room 7 Programme
  • Launch of the United Nations Decade on Family Farming (2019-2028): Synergies and main contributions to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - 16 July 2019, 15:00 - 17:00, Conference Room 2 Programme