UNGA Decoded

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This year’s United Nations General Assembly will take place against a harrowing backdrop: Protracted conflict, a hunger crisis, climate disruption, democratic backsliding, and a world still reeling from a two-year pandemic that revealed and exacerbated massive health disparities.

As world leaders convene for the 77th time in New York, we’ll be having candid conversations with global development figures and asking the tough questions that need to be raised at this critical juncture. What keeps them up at night? How do they cope with this growing number of challenges? What does it take to be an effective leader in today’s world? What are the key conversations they’re watching at this year’s UNGA? And do we have any hope of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030? read less
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José Andrés on food as national security
Sep 20 2022
José Andrés on food as national security
Since José Andrés founded World Central Kitchen in response to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the Michelin-starred and James Beard Award-winning chef has been challenging the traditional model of shipping in food aid from overseas in emergency situations. World Central Kitchen focuses on mobilizing grassroots networks of cooks and food producers, with the aim of creating a more sustainable local food system after and beyond a disaster.Reporter Teresa Welsh sits down with Andrés, who also runs restaurants in Washington, D.C. and around the country, to discuss World Central Kitchen’s model, how it challenges traditional humanitarian food aid, and what food means to people in their moments of greatest need.Source:https://www.spreaker.com/user/15404881/jose-andres-on-food-as-national-securitySince José Andrés founded World Central Kitchen in response to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the Michelin-starred and James Beard Award-winning chef has been challenging the traditional model of shipping in food aid from overseas in emergency situations. World Central Kitchen focuses on mobilizing grassroots networks of cooks and food producers, with the aim of creating a more sustainable local food system after and beyond a disaster.Reporter Teresa Welsh sits down with Andrés, who also runs restaurants in Washington, D.C. and around the country, to discuss World Central Kitchen’s model, how it challenges traditional humanitarian food aid, and what food means to people in their moments of greatest need.Subscribe to Devex Dish, our free weekly newsletter on the transformation of the global food system: https://www.devex.com/newsletters/devex-dish