7 September 2015
Bono at EXPO Speaks Out on Syria Crisis and Hunger (For the Media)
MILAN – Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme, thanked U2 lead singer and ONE co-founder Bono, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and Ireland’s Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney for their efforts to give voice and support to the world’s hungry poor. Bono and Cousin met on Sunday night at the Expo Milan 2015 special event “It Begins With Me,” hosted by the governments of Ireland and Italy, to mobilize people in the challenge to end hunger in our lifetimes and raise awareness of the need for more resources to respond to the increasing hunger needs of people fleeing conflict.
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