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FAO Regional Conference for Europe – German Permanent Representative stresses key role of European Region

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Voronezh, 16 - 18 May 2018, Russian Federation - At the 31st European Regional Conference ERC) of FAO, German Permanent Representative Ambassador Hinrich Thölken addressed participants in the opening session in his capacity as past acting Presidency of the 30th ERC.

Voronezh, Russian Federation - FAO Regional Conference for Europe, 31st Session (ERC 31), 16-18 May 2018.
Voronezh, Russian Federation - FAO Regional Conference for Europe, 31st Session (ERC 31), 16-18 May 2018.© FAO / Vasily Maximov

He reported about the outcomes of the previous session of the ERC and seized the occasion to encourage members of the European Region to live up to the great potential this region has within FAO.






Voronezh, Russian Federation - FAO Regional Conference for Europe, 31st Session (ERC 31), 16-18 May 2018.
Voronezh, Russian Federation - FAO Regional Conference for Europe, 31st Session (ERC 31), 16-18 May 2018.© FAO / Vasily Maximov
The Region has a lot to contribute to FAO’s work. This is not only reflected in its huge financial support but also in terms of relevant know-how, sound policies and proven solutions.”


Voronezh, Russian Federation - FAO Regional Conference for Europe, 31st Session (ERC 31), 16-18 May 2018.
Voronezh, Russian Federation - FAO Regional Conference for Europe, 31st Session (ERC 31), 16-18 May 2018.© FAO / Vasily Maximov

Member states held a rich discussion in form of a Ministerial Roundtable on sustainable agriculture and food systems in Europe and Central Asia in a changing climate.

The outcomes of the 31st Regional Conference will be reported to FAO Council.

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