Official statements announcing key developments in WFP operations and activities.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is honouring Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu of South Africa as a Global Champion in the Battle against Hunger in recognition of his long-time advocacy on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable people. WFP will present an award to Archbishop Emeritus Tutu during a dinner at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, later today.
The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Josette Sheeran, will attend the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012 in Davos, Switzerland, beginning on Wednesday, 25 January.
Humanitarian organizations and the world’s leading logistics companies have teamed up to conduct the first in a series of assessments to help countries strengthen their ability to respond to emergencies.
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a generous US$31.4 million (Euro 23 million) contribution from the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany for its emergency and life saving programmes in Yemen.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed the appointment of Ertharin Cousin as its new Executive Director, following confirmation by the office of the UN Secretary General that she would assume the post at the head of the world’s largest humanitarian agency later this year.
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) and Yum! Restaurants International are teaming up with the Timor-Leste Ministry of Education to increase the efficiency of school kitchens, which provide daily hot meals to students.
Two years after the Haiti earthquake, the UN World Food Programme (WFP), with the government and partners, has made significant progress to improve food security. A lot remains to be done and each month, WFP continues to provide food assistance to 1.5 million people.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Government of Tajikistan held a policy conference on school meals as a first step for preparing the country to take over ownership of the project which boosts food security and school attendance.
The world’s largest online hunger-fighting game just hit a historic milestone. Today, Freerice.com reached one million registered players, who together are feeding the world’s hungry through donations of rice to the UN World Food Programme (WFP).
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) and the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs today signed a partnership agreement to join a network aimed at boosting global emergency preparedness with UN Humanitarian Response Depots (UNHRD).