Pacific-Islands:Improving food security and nutrition, building resilient livelihoods and promote sustainable development
©FAO/Alessandra Benedetti
11 November 2017, Rome--- Leaders of several states in the Pacific and other top officials from the region gathered today at FAO in Rome to discuss their region's food security and nutrition challenges, the impact of climate change, disaster risk reduction and the building of resilient livelihoods.

The high-level meeting, chaired by FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, took place ahead of the Pacific leaders' participation at the UN Climate Conference COP23 in Bonn.

Opening statement by José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General.
10min. 59sec.

Statement by Dame Meg Taylor, Secretary-General, Pacific Islands Forum.
05min. 13sec.

Interactive Dialogue - Statements by Heads of States and Governments, Representatives of the Pacific Region and other Dignitaries.
69min. 13sec.

Closing remarks by José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General.
09min. 59sec.
Topic(s): Agriculture & crops, Biodiversity, Climate change, Director-General, Environment/Natural resources, Food production & stocks, Food Security, Nutrition, Resilience, Rural or agricultural development, SDGs, Zero Hunger
Produced by: FAO
Reference: 12263