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Civil Society ready to speak as one voice at World Committee on Food Security
13 Oct 2014 -
13 October 2014, Rome - Civil society representatives met last weekend at the Civil Society Mechanism (CSM) to the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) to reflect and prepare together their positions on issues to be discussed at the CFS this week. Protracted crisis, food losses and waste and fisheries and aquaculture were some of the main topics discussed during their annual ...
Civil Society Mechanism evaluates the Committee on World Food Security since its reform
11 Oct 2014 -
11 October 2014, Rome - Civil society plays a crucial role helping building consensus, giving a voice to the hungry, representing the diversity that exists in society and being a part of international decision-making processes, FAO Director-General told civil society representatives today at the Organization’s headquarters, where they began the ...
The Civil Society Mechanism meets for its Annual Forum this weekend at FAO
10 Oct 2014 -
More than 200 civil society representatives will meet this weekend to discuss issues concerning food security and nutrition during the 2014 Annual Forum of the Civil Society Mechanism (CSM) ,  11-12 October at FAO headquarters, as they prepare for the plenary session of the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS), starting ...
2014 Right to Food and Nutrition Watch launched at FAO
The report highlights the crucial role of civil society in the progress made towards achieving the Right to Adequate Food
08 Oct 2014 -
8 October 2014, Rome – “Civil society has played a key role in the implementation of the Guidelines and has contribuited to including the Right to Adequate Food in the constitutions of 28 countries,” stated Jomo K. Sundaram, Assistant Director General – Coordinator for Economic and Social Development Department, FAO, ...
Food and ecosystems: the subject of agreement between UN agencies
UNEP and FAO to work together under new MoU
24 Sep 2014 -
New York, 24 September 2014 – In a world where increasing urbanization, rising populations, and expanding agricultural land use are encroaching on ecosystems and impacting on biodiversity, two United Nations agencies have come together to work for a more sustainable future. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Food and ...
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