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Committee on World Food Security (CFS)

The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) was established in 1974 as an intergovernmental body to serve as a forum in the United Nations System for review and follow-up of policies concerning world food security including production and physical and economic access to food.

 
 

 

Climate Action

  • UNFCCC: With 196 Parties, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has near universal membership and is the parent treaty of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. The Kyoto Protocol has been ratified by 192 of the UNFCCC Parties. The ultimate objective of both treaties is to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that will prevent dangerous human interference with the climate system
  • COP21: The Paris UN climate conference in December 2015 will deliver a new universal climate change agreement. The new agreement is aimed at putting the world firmly on track to a low-carbon, sustainable future that keeps a global temperature rise under 2 degrees Celsius.
  •  COP22: The Marrakesh Climate Change Conference in November 2016, with the Paris agreement that came into force on 4 November 2016, will bring the nations together to focus on concrete actions and ambitious plans to strengthen the global response to the threats posed by climate change. 
  • Cooperative Climate Action: Lima-Paris Action Agenda: The Lima-Paris Action Agenda brings both state and non-state actors together on the global stage to accelerate cooperative climate action now and into the future in support of the new, universal climate change agreement which governments will reach in Paris.

  • NAZCA portal :NAZCA registers commitments to climate action by companies, cities, subnational regions, and investors to address climate change.

 

Secretary-General’s High Level Task Force on Global Food and Nutrition Security

The HLTF was established by the United Nations Secretary General Ban-Ki-moon in 2008. The primary aim of the Task Force is to promote a comprehensive and unified response of the international community to the challenge of achieving global food and nutrition security.

The primary aim of the Task Force is to promote a comprehensive and unified response of the international community to the challenge of achieving global food and nutrition security.

 

Sustainable Development

The 2030 Agenda is people-centered and principle-driven, calling for cooperation between all stakeholders to create measurable impact for those on the ground.