New York – Poverty is easy to denounce but difficult to combat. Those suffering from hunger, want and indignity need more than sympathetic words; they need concrete support.
Songdo – The Board of the Green Climate Fund will hold its second meeting starting Thursday, 18 October, in Songdo, Republic of Korea. Building on the successful outcome of its inaugural meeting in August in Geneva, it will address several key issues for the operationalization of the Fund.
New York – The world food situation continues to be cause for serious concern. Millions of small food producers — many of whom are women — are struggling to cope with economic and climatic shocks, and with high and volatile food prices.
New York – Rural women produce much of the world’s food, care for the environment and help reduce the risk of disaster in their communities. Yet they continue to face disadvantages and discrimination that prevent them from realizing their potential.
Pretoria – UN DEPUTY HUMANITARIAN CHIEF CATHERINE BRAGG TO VISIT BOTSWANA, SOUTH AFRICA AND ZIMBABWE