World Food Programme Chief David Beasley: Act now to end global hunger

United Nations Association of the USA Oct 16, 2017

The United Nations’ World Food Programme is on the front lines combating the world’s food crises and feeding 80 million people in around 80 countries every year. David Beasley, former South Carolina Governor and current Executive Director of the World Food Programme, has a special message and call to action for Americans and UNA-USA members on World Food Day 2017.

Sadly, we are witnessing the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II: 20 million people across four countries face starvation and the risk of famine if we do not act now.

We must all take action to end global hunger. Please send a message to your Members of Congress urging them to fully fund the United Nations and its vital initiatives like the World Food Programme at

The World Food Programme cannot continue its vital work without necessary funding. Donate to World Food Program USA at


The United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA) is a 50-state grassroots organization dedicated to informing, inspiring, and mobilizing the American people to support the ideals and vital work of the United Nations. For more than 70 years, UNA-USA and its national network of Chapters have worked to accomplish this mission through advocacy campaigns, youth engagement, education programs, and public events. UNA-USA is a program of the United Nations Foundation.

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