World Food Day 2018 Ceremony and first High-Level Panel on Zero Hunger - Morning Session

Plenary Hall (FAO Headquarters)
 Rome time

FAO Goodwill Ambassadors for Nutrition, the King of Lesotho and Queen Letizia of Spain will be joined by the UN Rome-based Agency Heads and other key players in the effort to achieve Zero Hunger at the global World Food Day ceremony.


Following the WFD ceremony, Heads of State, ministers and high-level representatives from the private sector and civil society will participate in two panels on Zero Hunger challenges and solutions.


Hashtags:  #WFD2018  #ZeroHunger  

List of participants: José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General; His Majesty King Letsie III of Lesotho - FAO Special Goodwill Ambassador for Nutrition; Her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain - FAO Special Goodwill Ambassador for Nutrition; Message from Antonio Guterres - UN Secretary-General; Message from His Holiness, Pope Francis - read by His Excellency Monseigneur Fernando Chica Arellano, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to FAO; Hon. Alessandra Pesce - Under-Secretary of State, Italian Ministry of Agricultural Food, Forestry and Tourism Policies; Gilbert F. Houngbo - President, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD); David M. Beasley - Executive Director, World Food Programme (WFP)
Topics: World Food Day
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