UN World Food Programme

Itinerary: WFP Executive Director in Ethiopia

WFP Executive Director, Josette Sheeran, is on her first official trip to Africa. Her tour includes visits to Ethiopia, Sudan and Chad. Here's an overview of appointments for the first leg of the trip, Ethiopia.

WFP Executive Director, Josette Sheeran, is on her first official trip to Africa. Her tour includes visits to Ethiopia, Sudan and Chad. Here's an overview of appointments for the first leg of the trip, Ethiopia.

Monday 23rd April 2007

Addis Ababa

African union headquarters: Meeting with H.E. Alpha Oumar Konare, chairperson of the African Union Commission

Central grain market: roundtable on “The power of purchase: food assistance and the cycle of empowerment”

Meeting H.E. Addisu Legesse, deputy prime minister and minister of agriculture of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Tuesday 24th April 2007

Meeting with WFP Ethiopia country staff

Meeting H.E. Meles Zenawi, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Meeting H.E. Rosebud Kurwijila, commissioner for rural economy and agriculture

Visit to WFP urban HIV/AIDS distribution centre site

Wednesday 25th April 2007

Leave Addis Ababa for Khartoum, Sudan