Rome

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), are based in Rome. These three UN Agencies work to defeat hunger and ensure that people have access to healthy lives. 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 transforming rural economies and food systems by making them more inclusive, productive, resilient and sustainable.

SI’s United Nations Representative for Rome is Liliana Mosca.

Our Voice at the UN

Rome The United Nations (UN) office in Rome is the seat of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). These UN agencies share the common goal of eradicating hunger through food assistance and they work to eliminate

A Report on CFS Virtual 2020 Event: Global Governance of Food Security and Nutrition

A report by Liliana Mosca, SI Representative to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations, Rome. The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) organised a 3-day virtual High-Level Special Event on Global Governance of Food Security and Nutrition, 13 - 15 October 2020. The event brought together

World Food Day: Our Actions are Our Future

Following the announcement that the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the United Nations (UN) World Food Programme (WFP) on account of its efforts to combat hunger and improve conditions for peace, SI UN Representative, Liliana Mosca, blogs about the theme for this year's World Food Day: 'Grow,

COVID-19 AND FOOD SECURITY: THE CASE OF AFRICA

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

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