The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) are based in Rome. This leads to a very focused programme of work, and as such SI’s UN Representative for this centre focuses on women’s roles in food production and distribution.
SI’s United Nations Representative for Rome is Liliana Mosca.


SI Representative to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome, Liliana Mosca, reports on the impact of COVID-19 on food security across Africa. "On June 9, in a message at the lunch of a policy brief on food security[1], UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, warned about

Business and Innovation Through Sustainable Living

Blog by Liliana Mosca, UN Representative to Food and Agriculture Organisation, Rome. "Last month, I attended the 10th International Forum on Food and Nutrition: 'Fostering Business and Innovation while preserving Mother Earth', held in Milan. The forum promoted healthy and sustainable people’s choices and exhibited the relevance of food for

Our Actions are our Future – the journey towards a zero hunger world

A blog by Liliana Mosca, SI UN Representative, Rome "World Food Day is a day of action dedicated to tackling global hunger. This year focused on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2 - Zero Hunger, with the theme “Our Actions Are Our Future Healthy Diets for A #ZeroHunger World.” The event

The Future of Food

A blog by SI UN Representative in Rome, Liliana Mosca, from her attendance at the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) International Symposium, 10-11 June 2019. "Malnutrition, in all its forms, continues to be one of the greatest challenges in these times, while under-nutrition persists in many countries.  We are also

Your Voice at the United Nations

This month's edition contains articles from Soroptimist International's United Nations Representatives in Rome, Geneva and Paris, and discusses the role of family farming in reaching the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, the presentation of the latest UN Human Rights Report, and news from the think tank 'Action for Equality' held at

FAO Conference 41st Session 22-29 June 2019 Rome

A blog by SI President Mariet Verhoef-Cohen Saturday 22 June 2019 of the FAO Conference 41st Session 22-29 June 2019, Rome Full list of documents available at: FAO “Over one hundred ministers and vice-ministers were present at the 41st Session meeting, as part of the 191 voting heads of delegations.


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