Nobel Peace Prize ceremony and content - 10 December
WFP Executive Director David Beasley will receive the award on behalf of the agency and its 20,000 staff in a virtual ceremony that can be viewed worldwide here on the Nobel site.
WFP is hosting a Facebook Live event The People’s Prizehere - a celebration of the remarkable history, people and partners who are behind WFP winning the Nobel Peace Prize, and reactions from WFP staff around the world.
The Nobel recognition comes as famine again threatens millions of people, especially in four conflict-affected countries—Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria (northeast) and Burkina Faso, amid an alarming convergence of conflict, hunger and the COVID-19 pandemic.
For information on WFP’s work as a first step to peace seehere
For photos, see here.For footage of WFP operations, including hunger hotspots, see here
Broadcast quality footage and photos of the Nobel handover will be available afterwards. Direct your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
For interviews with country directors, staff and spokespeople, check here.
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The United Nations World Food Programme is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. We are the world’s largest humanitarian organization, saving lives in emergencies and using food assistance to build a pathway to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change.