++ F O R T H C O M I N G + 2017 ++
Rome, 3 - 8 July 2017 - The 40th session of FAO Conference will be held next July. The Conference is the supreme governing body of FAO that meets in regular session every two years. Its main functions are to determine the policies of the Organization, approve the Programme of Work and Budget and make recommendations to Members and international organizations.
07/2017: 40th Session FAO Conference
Rome, 4 July 2017 - Join us for the German Side Event in the margins of the 40th session of FAO Conference. Fifteen years ago, the Bilateral Trust Fund (BTF) between the German Ministry of Agriculture (BMEL) and FAO was founded with the aim of launching beacon projects to move forward innovative strategies for improving food security and for fighting undernutrition and malnutrition internationally, supra-regionally and in partner countries.
07/2017: BMEL - FAO: 15-year BTF anniversary
Rome, 9 - 13 October 2017 - The Committee of Food Security (CFS) invites to its Annual Plenary Conference at the FAO Headquarters. The vision of CFS is to be the most inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for all stakeholders to work together in a coordinated way to ensure food security and nutrition for all.
10/2017: CFS 44 Annual Plenary Conference
++ ALREADY HAPPENED + 2017 ++
Rome, 17 May 2017 - Famine has been declared in some counties of South Sudan, and the number of people close to sliding from emergency to disaster is perilously high in Northeastern Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen, according to FAO and other UN agencies. "I urge you to take action now to relieve the impending suffering and to prevent further damage to livelihoods," Ambassador Gornass wrote in a letter to CFS Members and stakeholders.
05/2017: Impending Four Famines
Rome, 8 March 2017 - The German Permanent Representation 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.
03/2017: Panel Discussion on Martín Caparrós' book "Hunger"
German-Moroccan Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development 2017-2018
On 1 January 2017, Germany and Moroccot took over the Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD).
The 2017 ministerial level Forum Meeting will be hosted by Germany from 28-30 June in Berlin.
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