The World Food Prize Foundation

The United Nations and Hunger

Overview
Organizer  |  Iowa United Nations Association
Subjects Covered  |  International Food Insecurity


Summary
70 years ago the United Nations drafted and passed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). This milestone document, consisting of 30 articles, defined for the first time fundamental human rights to be universally protected. In this breakout session, you'll learn about the UDHR, what is being done currently by the United Nations to combat world hunger, and how to act locally to further the UN's mission.

Speaker
Andrea Cohen | Executive Director, Iowa United Nations Association

About the Organization
Iowa United Nations Association
We are an advocate for the United Nations and a platform for connecting people, ideas, and resources to help the UN solve global problems.

We build partnerships, grow constituencies, mobilize resources, and advocate policy changes to support the UN’s work for individual, local, and global progress.

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