Video message of José Graziano da Silva, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), for Expo Milano 2015.
This video is displayed in the UN Garden of Expo Milano 2015 along those of the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, of the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Kanyo F. Nwanze and of the Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP) Ertharin Cousin.
Expo Milano 2015 takes place in Milan, Italy, between 1 May and 31 October 2015 with the theme “Feeding the Planet. Energy for Life”. The United Nations’ participation at Expo 2015 provides a unique opportunity to build momentum around food-related issues. In this regard, the UN Secretary-General has designated the Rome-based agencies (FAO, IFAD and WFP), under the Director-General of FAO, to lead in the coordination of the 20 UN entities participating at the Expo.