World Food Day Celebration: Towards a World with Zero Hunger

Event

Raymond Building R2-046, 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

The McGill Institute for Global Food Security invites you to a Special Presentation to recognize World Food Day.

The presentation will cover:

  • The history of World Food Day
  • Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture

GUEST SPEAKER: Chris Kaye
Chris Kaye is the Director of the Government Partnerships Division for the World Food Program based in Rome. Prior to joining WFP in 2006, Chris served with OCHA (UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs) for over 12 years. He joined OCHA in 1994 and supported humanitarian efforts in Rwanda in the aftermath of the genocide. During a period between 1995 and 1999 he worked in Geneva where he led the development of the Consolidated Appeal Process and supported humanitarian efforts on short-term missions in Sierra Leone, Somalia, Tajikistan, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. 

Everyone is welcome to attend!

Contact Information

Contact: 
Dr. Patrick Cortbaoui
Organization: 
McGill Institute for Global Food Security
Email: 
patrick.cortbaoui [at] mcgill.ca
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