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FAO Conference 40th Session

Launch of the Global Action Programme (GAP) on Food Security and Nutrition in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

Green Room (FAO Headquarters)
04.07.2017
 Rome time

FAO CONFERENCE 40TH SESSION - Side Event

 

Follow the Launch of the Global Action Programme (GAP) on Food Security and Nutrition in Small Island Developing States.

 

High-level speakers will set the scene to explain how the GAP serves as a new country-driven framework to help SIDS face their unique and complex set of food security and nutrition challenges.

 

José Graziano da Silva, Director-General, FAO.

His Excellency Tommy E. Remengesau, President of the Republic of Palau

His Excellency Peter Thomson, President of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly

 

The segment will be moderated by Maria Helena Semedo, Deputy Director-General, Climate and Natural Resources, FAO, with a special ceremony to mark the occasion.

 

A dialogue with over 30 Ministers from SIDS and the international community will follow, focusing on questions on "Filling the GAP". The session will be moderated by Árni M. Mathiesen, Assistant Director-General, Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, FAO.

 

The event will have simultaneous interpretation in English, French and Spanish.

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Topics: Conference-Council,Food Security,Nutrition
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