FAO recognizes 38 countries for their contribution to halving hunger
Rome, 16 June 2013- During a high-level ceremony attended by several heads of state, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva formally recognized 38 countries for reducing hunger by half well ahead of international targets for the year 2015. The ceremony took place during the 38th Session of FAO's highest governing body, the Conference.
Mr. José Graziano da Silva, Director of FAO delivers his statement.
H.E. Mikheil Saakashvili, President of Georgia addresses the audience.
The Right Honourable Samuel A. A. Hinds, Prime Minister of Guyana delivering his statement.
H.E. Ralph Gonzalves, Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines addressing the 38th session FAO Conference.