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Our events cover the most pressing issues in the fight for food security.

World Food Program USA’s events and lectures cover the day’s most pressing issues in the fight against hunger and facilitate discussions to advance big ideas and improve food security.

Us Against Hunger

Hosted by World Food Program USA, this discussion series unpacks the key drivers of hunger and food insecurity, including conflict, gender inequality, climate change and food waste.

Photo: WFP/Alexis Masciarelli SXSW: The $7 Billion F-Word

SXSW for a panel discussion on how mobile technology, artificial intelligence, big data and blockchain are transforming how we combat hunger.

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The Future of Hunger & Food Systems

Explore the problems facing our vast, complicated, and interconnected food systems around the world as well as solutions to make the path from farm to table more efficient and effective.

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Photo: WFP/Giulio d'Adamo US Against Hunger: Hunger & the Climate Crisis

World Food Program USA’s Climate Starves panel on April 21 explored the far-reaching impacts of climate change in driving hunger, degrading land and crops, and driving migration.

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Photo: WFP/Arete/Damilola Onafuwa US Against Hunger: The Future of Hunger & Gender Inequity

Our panel explored the current state of gender equity in relationship to hunger, and how WFP is empowering women to establish successful food systems.

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Photo: WFP/Gabriela Vivacqua US Against Hunger: Conflict & COVID-19

We launched our series of livestreamed events, US Against Hunger, with an inaugural event focused on the dangerous confluence of hunger, war and the coronavirus pandemic.

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World Affairs Council

Events in partnership with the World Affairs Council.

Photo: WFP/Annabel Symington World Affairs Council Houston & Dallas: Inside Yemen

Watch our panelists for an inside view into Yemen’s hunger crisis and how WFP is feeding and assisting Yemenis and working to build resilience.

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Photo: WFP/Mohammad Batah World Affairs Council Charlotte: Feeding the World Through Innovation

See experts and private-sector partners talk about the cutting-edge technology that WFP employs resolve key humanitarian challenges.

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World Affairs Council Seattle: The Food Crisis in Latin America

Listen to leading experts discuss the effects of COVID-19 in Latin America and the broader implications of this food crisis.

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Photo: WFP/ Kaung Htet Linn World Affairs Council Atlanta: The Hunger Crisis

Watch an expert panel discussion on WFP's emergency response to COVID-19, and the role that companies like UPS play in supporting humanitarian efforts.

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Other Events

The Weeknd Named Goodwill Ambassador for United Nations World Food Programme

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Photo: WFP/Mohammad Gamal Wheatfields to the World: Oregon - Hunger and Humanitarian Aid

Learn about the American legacy of humanitarian aid, and the pivotal role of U.S. agriculture, particularly Oregon’s wheat producers, in international food assistance.

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Photo: WFP/Carlos Cader Santa Fe Council on International Relations: The Dry Corridor

Watch our expert panel explore the impact of climate change in Central America and the state of food insecurity there.

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Photo: WFP/Sayed Asif Mahmud Global Minnesota, World Food Day Conference

Watch expert panelists discuss solutions to end global hunger in the midst of Covid-19 and the climate change.

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Photo: WFP/Mustapha Bribi Policy Roundtable: Food Loss

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Contact Us

If you have questions, suggestions, or are interested in being a panelist for an upcoming event, contact us today.