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Programme of the ceremony

Programme for the Ceremony
on the Occasion of World Food Day
Tuesday, 16 October 2007


10.15
Assembly of guests in the Plenary Hall

10.30
The Director-General
of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

opens the ceremony

10.35
Screening of video feature on the World Food Day/TeleFood theme,

“The Right to Food”

10.40
Address by the Director-General

11.00
Address by His Excellency Horst Köhler
President of the Federal Republic of Germany


11.20
Address by His Excellency Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete
President of the United Republic of Tanzania

11.40
Piano Recital by Maestro Giovanni Bellucci

12.00
Address by His Excellency Paolo De Castro
Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies of the Italian Republic

12.15
The Most Reverend Monsignor Renato Volante,
the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to FAO,
reads a message from His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI

12.20
The Director-General awards the World Food Day Year 2007 medals
to the three first prize winners of the World Food Day poster competition
organized by the United Nations Women’s Guild

12.25
Screening of a video feature on the FAO Goodwill Ambassadors Programme

12.30
The Director-General closes the ceremony

 

 
WFD 2008 Theme

World Food Security: the Challenges of Climate Change and Bioenergy


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