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WFP Executive Director Thanks Japan For Ongoing Commitment To Ending Hunger

TOKYO – On her first trip to Japan as the Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin this week welcomed the continued commitment by Japan – including the Japanese government, business, non-governmental organizations and citizens – to the fight against hunger.

ED In Japan: "We Will Work Every Day To Earn Your Trust"

World Food Programme Executive Director Ertharin Cousin met today with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, welcoming the nation's continued commitment to support WFP, even amidst fiscal difficulties.

WFP Executive Director Travels To Japan And Australia

ROME – The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, travels this week to two of the agency’s leading donors and supporters.

Food Security Is Key To Global Security, Says WFP Head

As NATO members gathered in Chicago to discuss global security challenges, WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin gave a keynote speech at the “1,000 Days to Change the Future: Making Malnutrition History” event, highlighting how food security and nutrition are the basis of economic and global security.

ED Cousin Joins Nutrition Champions In Call For Food-Secure World

Boosting nutrition –  especially in the first thousand days of a child’s life – is an attainable, proven, and cost-effective way to move to a more food secure world, said World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin as she joined global leaders for a high-level briefing in Washington D.C. ahead of this weekend’s G8 summit.