The German Mission invited to panel discussion on Argentine author Martín Caparrós' book "Hunger"
Enlarge image Rome, 8 March 2017 - The German Permanent Representation had organized a
- panel discussion on Argentine author Martín Caparrós book "Hunger".
It took place in cooperation with the Permanent Representation to the Holy See, as well as the two corresponding diplomatic missions of Argentina.
- In his book, Caparros focuses on individual stories ("faces") of hungry people.
- He challenges the current global economic order, the distribution issue of food and the role of politics, religion and multinational companies.
Further participants of the two-hour discussion at FAO premises were the chair of the Committee on World Food Security, Amira Gornass, the Undersecretary Dicastery for Promoting Human Integral Development, Flaminia Giovanelli, and Hartmut van Lengerich from Bayer AG.
Under the title "Agenda 2030 - Fighting Hunger, Overcoming Poverty, Protecting our Climate - open up new prospects", the event made room for an exciting discussion on numerous aspects on food security and hunger from an unusual perspective.
The event was well attended and positively received.