EU Global Strategy

Press briefing: EU-FAO to sign € 70 million partnership agreement to strengthen Global Network Against Food Crises

New York, 22/09/2018 - 18:38, UNIQUE ID: 180922_1
Invitations for the press

21 September, New York -  The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, José Graziano da Silva, and the European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, will hold a press briefing at the signing of a partnership agreement to boost resilience of people affected by food crises. The press briefing will take place on 25 September, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, during the General Assembly.

The € 70 million partnership agreement will reinforce the Global Network against Food Crises and boost international efforts to provide evidence-based responses to food crises, engaging humanitarian, development and peace actors.

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Press Briefing:
Journalists are invited to attend a press briefing held during the signing.
When: 25 September, Time: 18:00-18:20
Where: Press Briefing Room, UN Headquarters, New York

Follow the event on Twitter:
FAO: @GrazianoDaSilva @FAO @FAONewYork
EU: @EuropeAid

Contacts:

FAO: Seockhwan Hwang +1 9173678242 Seockhwan.hwang@un.org

EU: Peter Fischer +32-460-79-64-28

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