WFP and two of its key private-sector partners, Unilever and DSM, are hosting a LIVE Twitter Chat from the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday, January 23 at 2:00 pm Central European Time. We will be answering your questions on Zero Hunger and how the private sector can help achieve it. Join the conversation at #ZeroHunger
Join the conversation
Get on Twitter for a live Twitter Chat to talk about the role of the private sector in achieving zero hunger. To follow the conversation, simply do a search for the hashtag #ZeroHunger. If you have a question or want to contribute, please do! Just make sure to include #ZeroHunger in your tweet so the participants will see it. If you can't join during the event, feel free to tweet your question/comment before.
Spread the word
We want to get as many people involved in this conversation as possible. You can help us by letting your followers know it's happening. To make it simple, we've provided you with a sample tweet that you can post just by clicking on the link below.
- Join @WFP in Davos for a live TwitterChat on achieving Zero Hunger Thurs 8 am NYC / 2pm CET. Hashtag is #ZeroHunger
Meet the Panel
Martin Bloem (@mwbloem) is a nutrition expert and senior nutrition advisor at the UN World Food Programme. Nutrition is a core part of WFP's work providing food assistance to the world's most vulnerable people. It's not just a question of getting food to the hungry. It needs to be the right food at the right time!
Rebecca Marmot (@unilever) is Global External Affairs Director at Unilever, one of the world's leading consumer goods companies producing foods, home and personal care brands. Unilever has helped to raise awareness and funds for WFP since 2007. It supports WFP school meals, mother and child health and nutrition programmes, emergency preparedness and emergency response.
Fokko Wientjes (@fokkowientjes) is Director for Corporate Sustainability at Royal DSM, a global sciences company and a world leader in the field of nutrition. DSM joined forces with WFP in 2007, to form the "Improving Nutrition, Improving Lives" partnership, lending its expertise to help improve the nutritional value of the food WFP distributes to those in need.
The Zero Hunger Challenge, an initiative launched by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, encourages everyone - whether in government, business or civil society - to focus their energies on ending hunger in our lifetime. Find out more:
- Why Zero Hunger is everyone's business at Davos
- The Zero Hunger Challenge website
- Top 10 Hunger Facts