Official statements announcing key developments in WFP operations and activities.
In the framework of the French Presidency of the G20, Bruno Le Maire, French Minister for Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Territorial Management, met with Josette Sheeran, Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) yesterday.
It is with great pleasure that I announce today a life-saving partnership, signed between the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP - www.wfp.org) and Luxembourg that will provide humanitarian food assistance for millions of people around the world and support emergency humanitarian telecommunications systems that will be deployed when sudden crises strike.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will today airlift 460 family tents from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to victims of the current food crisis in the Horn of Africa.
BEIJING - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced today that it has forged its first strategic partnership with a Chinese private sector firm and its foundation, teaming up with internet company Tencent to fight global hunger.
ROME –The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Josette Sheeran, will visit Luxembourg on 14-15 September to hold meetings with government officials and to deliver the keynote address to the country’s annual development conference, the Assises de la Coopération.
TUNIS – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Tunisian Ministry of Foreign Affairs have agreed to re-establish the organization’s official presence in the country and launch a two-year cash-for-work project to assist the most vulnerable Tunisians.
ISLAMABAD - The first convoy of trucks carrying food from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) arrived in Badin district on Sunday for distribution to thousands of households hit by flooding across Pakistan’s southern Sindh province.
NAIROBI -- The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is bolstering its nutritional support for malnourished children and mothers in the Horn of Africa. WFP is also expanding its use of cash transfers to help drought-hit families get the food they need. Since the beginning of July, WFP has assisted some 7.4 million drought-affected people throughout the Horn of Africa and is ramping up to reach more than 9.6 million people over the coming weeks. In Somalia over the next three months, WFP is focusing its efforts on providing badly needed food assistance to 1.9 million people in areas to which WFP has access.
VIENTIANE -- Record-breaking sailor and Young Australian of the Year Jessica Watson today announced her support for the United Nations World Food Programme's (WFP) School Meals Programme in Laos, in her role as a Youth Representative for WFP.
ROME – The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Josette Sheeran, will visit the Netherlands on 7 September for meetings with government ministers, parliamentarians and private sector partners to discuss further collaboration in the fight against global hunger.