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Testimony & Public Appearances

WFP USA actively participates in conversations around food security in Washington, D.C. and beyond.

Remarks by WFP USA President and CEO Rick Leach to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, House Committee on Foreign Affairs on “Syria’s Humanitarian Crisis: What More Can We Do?” (September 23, 2016)

 

Remarks by WFP USA President and CEO Rick Leach to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs in a Hearing on Violent Extremism and the Role of Foreign Assistance (April 12, 2016)

 

Remarks by WFP USA President and CEO Rick Leach at the World Affairs Council on “US Development Aid: What Does the Future Hold?” (January 11, 2016)

 

 

Public Appearances

At the Stimson Center in Washington, D.C., WFP USA’s president and CEO Rick Leach along with WFP USA’s director of public policy and research Dr. Chase Sova participated in a panel discussion about the link between food security and global stability and WFP USA’s recent report, Winning The Peace.
(May 15, 2018)

 

At the Center for American Progress, WFP USA president and CEO Rick Leach participated in a panel discussion to discuss the future of U.S.-Africa relations (July 13, 2017).

 

In an event sponsored by the Center for Strategic & International Studies, WFP USA’s vice president for public policy Deborah Saidy, discusses food insecurity, migration, and displacement in Djibouti (April 27, 2017).

 

WFP USA president and CEO, Rick Leach, participated in a panel discussion at the Center for American Progress to discuss the national security implications of climate change and food security (June 21, 2016).

 

In an event co-sponsored by WFP USA at the U.S. Institute of Peace, Rick Leach discusses options for increasing and improving humanitarian aid to respond more effectively and efficiently to protracted crises. (October 16, 2015)

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