Following the CFS Bureau decision on the 7th June 2017 accepting the proposal of composition for the new HLPE Steering Committee, as formulated by the Ad-Hoc Technical Selection Committee, and following the subsequent 1-month non-objection period, the composition of the new HLPE Steering Committee is consolidated and available on the HLPE website.
The Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) is awarding one extraordinary individual for improving our forests and the lives of people who depend on them!
The CPF launched the first Wangari Maathai Award in 2012 to honour and commemorate the impact of this extraordinary woman who championed forest issues around the world. In 2017, the CPF will award another individual for her/his outstanding achievements for forests.
A Side-event to the high-level political forum 2017
With 20 to 30 million people at immediate risk of famine in July 2017 in only four countries, the world is currently facing levels of food insecurity unprecedented since world war II. One of the main causes of this dramatic regression is protracted crises, often triggered by conflicts, climate shocks, or both; and their complexity makes successful interventions particularly challenging: Zero hunger is an illusion in a world affected by protracted crises.
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR FARMERS AND SMEs TO ATTEND THE UN COMMITTEE ON WORLD FOOD SECURITY
The Private Sector Mechanism to the UN Committee on World Food Security will be sponsoring the participation of several farmers and SMEs representatives in the annual meeting of the UN Committee on World Food Security that will take place October 9 to 13 at the FAO in Rome, Italy.