Fight against hunger

Staffan de Mistura, the Deputy Executive Director for External Relations of the UN World Food Program

1947 – Born in Stockholm
1969 – Graduates, University of Rome
1971 – Joins the United Nations as a World Food progRamme project officer, Sudan
1976 – UN Food and Agricultural Organisation’s deputy chef de cabinet
1987 – Director, World Food Programme operations in Sudan
1989 – Director of fundraising and external relations, UN office of the co-ordinator for Afghanistan
1992 – Director of the Division of Public Affairs of the United Nations Children’s Fund and UNICEF representative in Somalia
1997 – United Nations humanitarian co-ordinator for Iraq
1999 – Director, United Nations Information Centre, Rome
1999 – Member, Security Council panel on humanitarian issues in Iraq
1999 – Special advisor to the High Commissioner for refugees of the Kosovo crisis
2001 – Personal representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Southern Lebanon
2005 – Deputy special representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq
2006 – Director, United Nations Staff College, Turin, Italy
2007 – Special representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Iraq
2009 – Deputy Executive Director for External Relations, World Food Programme

The world today is talking about climate change. The United Nations World Food Program predicts an increase in the risk of hunger on the planet. Is that true? And if so, HOW can we avoid it? We will talk about it with Staffan de Mistura, the Deputy Executive Director for External Relations of the UN World Food Program.