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FAO Liaison Office in New York

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.


·         Opening reception for the photo exhibition, "Faces of Conflict and Hunger"
From 16/10/2018 to 16/10/2018
Vienna Cafe, UNHQ

·         World Food Day celebration
From 16/10/2018 to 16/10/2018
ExPress Bar, UN Headquarters

·         Waste not: conversations with chefs and policy makers
From 05/10/2018 to 05/10/2018
Conference Room 12, United Nations

73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly Second Committee - Agenda item 26 Agriculture, Food Security and Nutrition

Joint Statement by FAO, IFAD and WFP, delivered by Carla Mucavi, Director of FAO Liaison Office in New York