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IFAD at the General Assembly of the United Nations

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) is the main policy-making organ of the Organization. Comprising all Member States, it provides a unique forum for multilateral discussion of the full spectrum of international issues covered by the Charter of the United Nations. Each of the 193 Member States of the United Nations has an equal vote.

President-elect Alvaro Lario will represent IFAD and the world's poor rural people at the 77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 77) and highlight IFAD’s key role in tackling the looming food crisis and achieving the 2030 Agenda.

President-elect Lario will speak at a number of high-level events and meet with global leaders and strategic partners, including:

The Climate Crisis We’re Already In: How we can accelerate adaption to a changing climate

September 20

As part of the Clinton Global Initiative 2022 meeting, President-elect Lario will speak on this panel to discuss critical climate adaptation strategies, as well as increasing climate financing. Find out more.

 

High-level Roundtable of the Secretary-General's Global Crisis Response Group

September 21

As part of the Global Crisis Response Group, the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, will lead a discussion on trade, food security, energy and finance.

 

Devex @ UNGA 77: Navigating a worsening global food crisis

September 22, 14:00 - 14:20 ET, NeueHouse Madison Square

IFAD’s President-elect, Alvaro Lario, joins Devex reporter, Teresa Walsh, to discuss advancing IFAD’s climate agenda and leveraging new funding mechanisms. Register here.

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New York City, USA

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UN General Assembly

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IFAD’s hopes for UNGA77

September 2022 - STORY
World leaders and the heads of UN agencies come together in New York this week for the UN General Assembly. As global crises compound and converge, now is the time for global action and common ground. IFAD’s President-elect, Alvaro Lario, will use this opportunity to advocate for rural people and push to transform food systems.

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What everyone was talking about at UNGA77

September 2022 - BLOG
The trending topic at UNGA this year was the escalation of the war in Ukraine. But the topic IFAD’s Alberto Trillo Barca heard discussed most in the halls and lifts of UN HQ in New York was food security and the global food crisis.

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