Welcome to the United Nations. It's your world.

Beyond 2015. The Post-2015 UN Development Agenda

News and Media


Lauding global success in fighting hunger, Ban urges sustained commitment

Millenium Development Goal 1: eraticate extreme poverty and hunger

25 September 2014 – Despite a rising global population and the perilous effects of climate change, the goal of eliminating hunger around the world remains within reach, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today.



Latest News

Timor-Leste launches action plan and campaign against hunger

Timore Leste flag

20 July 2014 - "One of the youngest nations on the planet, and the youngest in Asia, Timor-Leste today announced that overcoming hunger and food insecurity is inseparable from the principles that will sustain its sovereignty."



UN expert panel urges collective action to reduce global food losses, waste

Family Farming

2 July 2014 – A newly issued United Nations-backed expert panel report takes a close look at where and how food waste occurs and recommends a number of actions that could help reduce the 1.3 billion tonnes of food that are squandered worldwide each year.



Recognizing outstanding progress in fighting hunger

awards ceremony

Chile, China & Morocco are the latest in a growing list of countries to make great strides in combating undernourishment such as the achievement of the Millennium Development Goal 1 – to halve the proportion of hungry people by 2015 – or the 1996 World Food Summit target of halving the absolute number of hungry people by 2015.



UN resolved to help Equatorial Guinea build better future, Ban says in Malabo

Family Farming25 June 2014 – The United Nations will help Equatorial Guinea to reduce poverty and inequality, and promote food security, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pledged today as he arrived in the country on the eve of his address to the African Union Summit.



More news




UN Web Services Section, Department of Public Information, © United Nations