Welcome to the Permanent Representation of the Federal Republic of Germany to FAO and other International Organizations
The Permanent Representation of the Federal Republic of Germany represents Germany at the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), the World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
The main responsibilities of the Permanent Representation led by Ambassador Thomas Wriessnig:
- to represent Germany in committees of the three organizations, which decide e.g. on working schedules, budget, guidelines, aid projects and institutional reforms
- to promote the presence of professional German staff in the international organizations
- to inform the federal government about the activities of the three rome-based organizations
Germany’s commitment to the three rome-based organizations, including significant financial contributions, is showing the high importance, which the federal government attaches to the multilateral organizations in fighting global poverty and reducing hunger.