TAKEAWAYS AND TOPICS FROM UNGA
Resilient Food Systems:
The World Food Programme
received the Nobel Peace Prize honor today for its work
combating food insecurity around the world. But with global
hunger on the rise due to COVID-19 and the compounding
impacts of climate change, strengthening food systems must
be a part of
the pandemic response and recovery.
Decisive Action on Climate Change and Biodiversity:
Countries, cities, states, the private sector, civil
society, and other stakeholders acknowledged the immense
climate emergency facing the world at UNGA, and the action
needed to redouble climate efforts.
more about some of their commitments>>
Our President and CEO, Elizabeth Cousens, co-wrote an op-ed
in The Hill, making
the case for increased global collaboration and a more
inclusive UN system.
Read the piece>>
We’ve highlighted major moments from UNGA that resoundingly
called for solidarity and cooperation, and inspired optimism
to confront the challenges ahead of us.
Read about them>>