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World Food Programme Chief Calls For Global Youth- Led Movement To Eradicate Hunger By 2030

NEW YORK – While a hunger-free world is within reach, a global movement of dedicated individuals and organizations is needed to achieve it within the next 15 years, the head of the world’s largest humanitarian agency said today.

Time For Zero Hunger: Cousin, Bono and Renzi Meet At Expo

"It begins with me. How the world can end hunger in our lifetime" was the theme of the Sunday 6 September event that saw the participation of Bono, the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and the Executive Director of the World Food Programme Ertharin Cousin. 

WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin Discusses Development Needs in Tajikistan

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director, Ertharin Cousin, met with leading government officials at the Regional South and Central Asia Consultations for the World Humanitarian Summit and visited the Shaartuz District on a four-day trip to Tajikistan the week of 22 July.

Achieving Zero Hunger

Achieving Zero Hunger: The World Food Programme (WFP), The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) urge greater investment to end global hunger and poverty.

WFP Executive Director Applauds Papal Encyclical On Climate And Environment

Statement from Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme. ROME - The UN World Food Programme applauds Pope Francis’ call for urgent action to address climate change and its impact on the world’s hungry, poor people.