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WFP Reinforces Commitment To End Hunger Through "True Partnerships" In Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE – On her first trip to Haiti as the Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, confirmed WFP’s commitment to support Haiti in finding sustainable solutions to hunger and malnutrition.

WFP Commitment To World Environment Day

"Today is World Environment Day, when all United Nations staff are encouraged to make a personal commitment to environmental sustainability.

WFP Applauds Additional US Donation To Fight Growing Hunger In The Sahel

ROME – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today applauded additional humanitarian assistance from the United States to help millions of people affected by the drought that has gripped the Sahel region of West Africa.

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.