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The World Food. Summit. Louise 0 Fresco. It was a relatively modest affair, this. Rome Summit organised by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the. World Food Summit, Two decades after the World Food Conference, the election of a new director-general of FAO resulted in a call for another world. Jump to World Summit on Food Security - The World Food Summit took place in Rome, Italy between 13 and 17 November This resulted in.
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Excellencies, Ladies and World food summit 1996, The World Food Summit which opens today in Rome must provide the international community as a whole with the opportunity to reaffirm the overriding need to ensure food security for all.
I should therefore like, at the outset, to congratulate Mr. I should also like to thank the Italian authorities for their hospitality and cooperation.
And His Excellency President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro has just reaffirmed, in the clearest possible manner, the commitment of his country to the struggle against hunger. Today, by his presence and by his words, he once world food summit 1996 honours the entire United Nations family.
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And in this way, he recalls that the problem of hunger is not only an economic, social or political issue, but also an ethical and moral one.
For hunger is a world food summit 1996 affront not only to the physical integrity but also to the very dignity of the human person.
Hunger is an insult to the fundamental values of the international community.
And we are well aware that a society world food summit 1996 be doomed to shame and dishonour if, at the end of the twentieth century, there persisted what His Holiness has so appropriately called "the structures of famine".
We are aware that much effort lies before us.
For the scandal of hunger still persists. Even today, one person in five suffers from hunger!
Eight hundred million people suffer from chronic malnutrition! And 88 States, almost half of which are situated in sub-Saharan Africa, know the pangs of chronic famine and malnutrition!
World food summit 1996 this very moment, million children of under five years of age are suffering from malnutrition and food deficiencies. It is totally unacceptable to see certain parts of the world staggering under an abundance of food, while other parts lack essential foodstuffs.
It is quite intolerable to see certain countries wasting or destroying food, whereas others world food summit 1996 provide their children with even elementary needs.
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The problem of hunger is not only a problem of production. It is also a problem of distribution.
It comes as a rude shock to our conception of equality and social justice. I should therefore like to associate myself fully with the initiative taken today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Report of the World Food Summit
It is my hope that the World Food Summit will provide the occasion for a new and general mobilization against hunger! In drawing the attention of everyone to the threats posed by hunger and malnutrition to nations and to vast areas of the planet, the World Food Summit clearly places the problem of hunger among the foremost present and future priorities of the international community.
That is the reason why the objectives of this Rome Summit fall entirely within the framework of the great forward-looking actions which the world Organization has been taking, sinceconcerning the economic and social future of the planet.
It is, moreover, striking to note that the great United Nations conferences that have been held world food summit 1996 that date have all, without exception, and in their field of competence, placed emphasis on the urgency of finding a remedy for famine and malnutrition.
Thus, inat Rio, the Conference on Environment and Development emphasized the need to ensure food security at all levels, within the framework of sustainable development, as defined in Agenda The following year, the World Conference on Human Rights, meeting in Vienna, reaffirmed the need to ensure that everyone enjoyed a genuine right to food.