Rome, as headquarters of the three principal UN Organizations dedicated to food and agriculture, is at the center of international efforts to promote sustainable agricultural development and combat world hunger.
The U.S. Mission in Rome serves as a link between the Rome-based international organizations and the U.S. government. With staff representing the Department of State, Agriculture, and the Agency for International Development, the U.S. Mission works to advance UN efforts in the area of emergency food aid, food safety standards, agriculture, fisheries, forests, and financing for rural development.
The Mission also promotes the efficient functioning of the UN organizations. As the largest contributor to the UN system worldwide, the United States has a large stake in ensuring that the organizations are well run and that their activities complement and enhance U.S. national and foreign policy objectives.
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- June 2011