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40th FAO Conference closes with biennium budget approval
©FAO/Carlo Perla
7 July 2017, Rome--- The 40th session of the FAO Conference, the Organization's highest governing body which reviews and votes on the program of work and budget and discusses priority areas related to food and agriculture, wrapped up today at FAO headquarters in Rome. 1,100 participants, including one head of state, one prime minister, 82 ministers and numerous representatives from international organizations, the private sector and civil society attended the meeting.

Closing statement by José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General.
12min. 16sec.
Topic(s): Conference-Council, Director-General, Meeting
Produced by: FAO
Reference: 12158