Rome, 01 April 2020 - The Greater Horn of Africa is currently experiencing the worst desert locust upsurge in a quarter of a century.
New York, 25 March 2020 - With these words, UN Secretary-General Atonio Guterres appealed to the governments of the world to support the UN in the fight against the “unprecedented threat” of the pandemic.
Rom, 24 March 2020 - The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation in Rome has published a catalogue of questions and answers on its website on the extent to which the COVID-19 pandemic is also affecting agriculture. (source: fao.org)
Kinshasa, 04 March 2020 - 180,000 people in Kivu provinces to benefit as German Government expands its support to communities weakened by conflict, agricultural and climate shocks.
WFP relies entirely on voluntary contributions. Governments are the most important donors because WFP does not receive a fixed UN budget. The German government has been one of WFP's most important partners for years.
Berlin, July 2019 - At the beginning of April, the Federal Foreign Office (GFFO) had presented its new “Strategy for Humanitarian Aid Abroad” for the years 2019 - 2023 at a public event. You can now download the document online.
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The Council of the European Union has approved the ambitious free trade agreement with Viet Nam. Industrial tariffs can thereby soon be eliminated, and binding high standards for climate change mitigation, employee rights and fair competition will be put in place.
Fair trade needs rules and procedures for resolving disputes. To overcome a blockade at the World Trade Organization (WTO), the EU and 15 other countries have agreed on an alternative dispute settlement mechanism.
North Macedonia’s accession to NATO was officially concluded today with the traditional raising of the country’s flag. Foreign Minister Maas welcomed the new Ally and paid tribute to the Government for its path of reform that made its accession possible.