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FAO Director-General meets the new UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food
02 Jul 2014 -
2 July 2014, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met today with Hilal Elver,  the newly appointed Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food of the UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR) and agreed to work together on their complementary mandates. As 2014 marks ten years since ...
Civil Society and Private Sector participate in an informal meeting on ICN2
Non-state actors meet at FAO to discuss upcoming Second International Nutrition Conference (ICN2) with government representatives
20 Jun 2014 -
20 June 2014, Rome - Civil society, private sector and academia representatives met today at FAO headquarters in Rome with government representatives from the Organization’s member states to discuss the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), which will be jointly organized by FAO and the World Health Organization (WHO) in ...
FAO Director-General in talks with ActionAid International Executive Director Adriano Campolina
FAO and ActionAid International explore cooperation on family farming and sustainable agriculture
12 Jun 2014 -
June 12, 2014, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, today metActionAid International Chief Executive Director, Adriano Campolina, to discuss potential areas of cooperation, including the promotion of family farming and the development of sustainable agriculture. Campolina welcomed what he described as the FAO Director-General’s innovative approach of opening to non-governmental ...
FAO forges closer links with the International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty
FAO working to increase civil society’s profile in global efforts toward hunger reduction
23 May 2014 -
23 May 2014, Rome – FAO and the International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty (IPC) are stepping up their cooperation to try and put those who produce food at the centre of the global debate on food and agriculture. In an exchange of letters that happened today, FAO recognized IPC's important role as a ...
Civil society joins the FAO Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean
More than 50 civil society representatives participated in discussions about climate change, family farming and other relevant topics
09 May 2014 -
Representatives of ten civil society organizations from Latin America and the Caribbean met FAO Director-General  during the Regional Conference this week in Santiago de Chile, to discuss about civil society contributions to South-South Cooperation, climate change,  land access and food sovereignty. The representative from the Latin American Agro-ecological Movement (MAELA, in ...
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