Search

 

Cablegate: Unga Food Security Event Co-Hosted by S - Spain

VZCZCXYZ0000
RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHMD #0916 2570800
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 140800Z SEP 09
FM AMEMBASSY MADRID
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 1209

UNCLAS MADRID 000916

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR EEB/TPP/MTAA/ABT:G.CLEMENTS AND M.LURIE
DEPARTMENT ALSO FOR C:M.PLOWDEN AND EUR/WE:A.MCKNIGHT

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAGR EAID ETRD UNGA SP
SUBJECT: UNGA FOOD SECURITY EVENT CO-HOSTED BY S - SPAIN
INVITED

REF: A. STATE 93894
B. CLEMENTS-DUDLEY EMAIL

Post delivered the Secretary's invitation letter for the UNGA
meeting on Partnering for Food Security to Foreign Minister
Moratinos' office on September 11. The same day, Ministry
Director General for Development Policy Planning and
Evaluation Juan Lopez-Doriga told econcouns that either
Minister Moratinos or Secretary of State for Foreign
Assistance Soraya Rodriguez would represent Spain. In
response to separate expressions of hope from Lopez-Doriga
and Presidency staff that both Minister Moratinos and
Secretary Rodriguez could participate, econcouns confirmed
that the invitation was for only one representative.
Lopez-Doriga (who will attend the September 14-15 technical
meeting in Washington) and our Presidency contact both
welcomed the draft statement but made no substantive comments.
CHACON

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 

UN: Decades Of Health Gains At Risk In Brazil Due To COVID-19

Although COVID-19 cases are declining in Brazil, the pandemic is putting decades of public health gains there at risk, the head of the World Health Organization ( WHO ) said on Friday. With global attention and support focused this week ... More>>

UN Report: Myanmar Approaching Point Of Economic Collapse

The turmoil following the military coup in Myanmar, coupled with the impact of COVID-19 could result in up to 25 million people – nearly half of the country’s population, living in poverty by early next year, a United Nations report said on Friday. That ... More>>

World Vision: India’s Second Wave Shows The Global Fight Against COVID-19 Is Far From Won

As India’s COVID-19 daily infection rates reach devastating levels, international aid agency World Vision has warned that the world is nowhere near defeating this virus and some nations are yet to face their worst days. Andrew Morley, World Vision ... More>>

Focus On: UN SDGs

Study: Cut Methane Emissions To Avert Global Temperature Rise

6 May 2021 Methane emissions caused by human activity can be reduced by up to 45 per cent this decade, thus helping to keep global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to a UN-backed ... More>>

UN: Learning From COVID-19, Forum To Highlight Critical Role Of Science, Technology And Innovation In Global Challenges

New York, 4 May —To build on the bold innovations in science, technology and innovations that produced life-saving solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN will bring together experts to highlight measures that can broaden the development and deployment ... More>>

What COVID-19 Has Taught Us: “Healthcare Can No Longer Exist Without Technology”

A grandmother in a village in the Gambia should have the same quality of life and access to healthcare they deserve as in New York or London. Photo: InnovaRx Global Health Start-up Works To Bridge Healthcare Gap In The Gambia By: Pavithra Rao As ... More>>