Emergency Ministerial-Level Meeting on the Horn of Africa and related Press Conference
Emergency Ministerial-Level Meeting on the Horn of Africa and related Press Conference

25 July 2011, FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy.

Co-chaired by His Excellency Bruno Le Maire, Minister for Agriculture,
Food, Fishery, Rural Affairs and Land Use Planning, France (Presidency of the G20), and Mr Jacques Diouf, Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

This international emergency meeting was held to examine measures to address the crisis in the Horn of Africa and to mobilize international support for affected countries.

The meeting, organized by FAO at the request of the French Presidency of the Group of 20, was attended by Ministers and senior representatives from FAO’s 191 member countries, other UN bodies, inter-governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and regional development banks.

1. NEWS
www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/82543/icode/

2. AUDIO:
Duration: 55min41sec
In mp3 (40MB to download)
ftp://ext-ftp.fao.org/Radio/MP3/2011/HOAF/Horn-of-Africa-press-conf.mp3

3. WEBCAST
The meeting and the press conference are available on FAO webcast at www.fao.org/webcast/
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