OCP invites you to its fourth CSO dialogue this coming Friday 24 May from 1-2 pm in the Philippines Room (C277):
FAO has the pleasure of welcoming:
• Margaret Nakato, Executive Director of the World Forum of Fish Workers and Fish Harvesters (WFF);
• Chandrika Sharma, Executive Secretary of the International Collective in [...]
El equipo de relaciones con la sociedad civil (OCPP) de la FAO ha puesto en marcha una serie de encuentros informales con representantes de la sociedad civil. Con el título "Civil Society Dialogues", este programa tiene el objetivo de proporcionar un espacio para el intercambio de experiencias y saberes entre [...]
This short film includes interviews with representatives from civil society and FAO, sharing their views and perspectives on how the Organization collaborates with non-governmental organizations (NGOs), social movements and member-based organizations in the fight against hunger and poverty.
The film will be presented by Ms Marcela Villarreal, Director, Office for Communication, [...]
Please join us for our third CSO dialogue this coming Wednesday 15 May from 1-2 pm in the Iran Room (B116 bis). FAO has the pleasure of welcoming Mirna Cunningham, current chair of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
Moderator: Marcela Villareal, Director of the Office of Communication, Partnerships and Advocacy
This week, FAO Council approved and adopted two important FAO partnerships strategies: FAO Strategy for Partnerships with Civil Society Organizations and FAO Strategy for Partnerships with the Private Sector.
The approval of these revised strategies will allow FAO, especially at field level, to better establish partnerships with civil society and private [...]
The Office of Partnerships and Advocacy Branch (OCPP) is launching a series of CSO dialogues on key issues of concern to FAO. The dialogues provide a forum for civil society perspectives to be heard and discussed with FAO staff.
The first session titled Plant Genetic Resources: perspectives from the International Planning [...]
Currently there are more than 370 million self-identified indigenous peoples in some 70 countries around the world. They have made relevant contributions to the world´s heritage thanks to their traditional understanding of ecosystem management. However, indigenous peoples are among the world´s most vulnerable, marginalized and disadvantaged groups in the world.
Council met this week to review FAO's work.7 December 2012, Rome - FAO's governing Council ended its week-long meeting by endorsing a change in the Organization's first global goal from merely reducing hunger to its eradication.
"This unequivocal commitment sets our sights where they should be," said FAO Director-General José Graziano [...]
13 March 2013, Rome - A new, faster and more precise way of measuring hunger and food insecurity across the world is soon to be field-tested by FAO in several pilot countries.
The new approach relies on gathering information on the extent and severity of hunger from food-insecure people, through a [...]
Geneva, 15 March, 2013 – A top-level United Nations conference has, for the first time, laid the foundations for practical and proactive national drought policies to increase resilience to the world’s most destructive natural hazard, which is being aggravated by climate change.
The High-level Meeting on National Drought Policy marked the [...]