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Beyond 2015. The Post-2015 UN Development Agenda

UN Calls on Young People to Champion Global Goal of Zero Hunger by 2030

United Nations officials today called on youth to champion the cause of ending hunger, achieving food security and improving nutrition – one of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) world leaders committed themselves to on Friday

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Ban hails UN Member States' agreement on 'people's agenda' to end poverty, promote sustainability

2 August 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has praised UN Member States for reaching agreement on the draft outcome document that will constitute the new sustainable development agenda, which will be formally adopted by world leaders in New York this September.

women farmers in Myanmar

Achieving Zero Hunger: Combining social protection with pro-poor investments

10 July 2015 - An additional $160 per year for each person living in extreme poverty will end chronic hunger new UN estimates show. Eradicating world hunger sustainably by 2030 will require investments in rural and urban areas and in social protection, so poor people have access to food and can improve their livelihoods.

Three years of Zero Hunger

21 June 2015 – Three years after UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched his Zero Hunger Challenge, governments, groups and people around the world have built a global movement to end hunger – end it in our lifetimes, and end it once and for all.

World hunger falls to under 800 million, eradication is next goal

27 May 2015 - "The near-achievement of the MDG hunger targets shows us that we can indeed eliminate the scourge of hunger in our lifetime. We must be the Zero Hunger generation." - FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva.

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