Search

 

Cablegate: Latvia Appreciates Information Regarding Food Security

VZCZCXRO2581
PP RUEHIK
DE RUEHRA #0532 3011457
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 281457Z OCT 09
FM AMEMBASSY RIGA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 6114
INFO RUCNMEM/EU MEMBER STATES COLLECTIVE PRIORITY
RUEHRN/USMISSION UN ROME IT
RUEHRC/DEPT OF AGRICULTURE WASHDC

UNCLAS RIGA 000532

SIPDIS
DEPT FOR ANN RYAN (EEB/TPP/MTAA/ABT); MARISA PLOWDEN (OFFICE OF THE
COUNSELOR); ROBERT HAGEN (IO); JOHN TUMINARO (IO)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAGR EAID ERTD LG
SUBJECT: LATVIA APPRECIATES INFORMATION REGARDING FOOD SECURITY
PLANS

REF: SECSTATE 107298

1. (U) Pol/Econ Off delivered reftel demarche to Evija Dumpe, the
Latvian MFA's Deputy Head of Development Cooperation and Economic
Policy Development. Dumpe appreciated the information, agreed that
the issue was important and said that the Ministry would carefully
review the delivered letter.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 


Binoy Kampmark: Europe Dries Up
Scenes and pictures have been circulating of broken earth, lacking moisture, cracked and yearning. But these are not from traditional drought-stricken parts of the planet, where the animal carcass assumes near totemic power... More>>



UN: Bachelet Alarmed By Number Of Palestinian Children Killed In Latest Escalation

UN Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet today expressed alarm at the high number of Palestinians, including children, killed and injured in the occupied Palestinian territory this year, including in intense hostilities between Israel and Palestinian armed groups in Gaza last weekend... More>>

Save The Children: One Year Under Taliban Rule, Girls Are More Isolated, Hungry, Sad: New Report
One year since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, an economic crisis, crippling drought and new restrictions have shattered girls’ lives, excluding them from society and leaving them hungry...
More>>

Somalia: ‘We Cannot Wait For Famine To Be Declared; We Must Act Now’
Rising acute food insecurity in Somalia has caused more than 900,000 people to flee their homes in search of humanitarian assistance since January last year, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned... More>>

UN: American West Faces Water And Power Shortages Due To Climate Crisis
Two of the largest reservoirs in the United States are at dangerously low levels due to the climate crisis and overconsumption of water, which could affect water and electricity supply for millions in six western states and Mexico, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) warned on Tuesday... More>>



Singapore: UN Experts Call For Immediate Moratorium On Executions For Drug Offences

UN experts* today condemned the execution of Nazeri Bin Lajim, a 64-year-old Malay Singaporean national convicted of drug offenses and urged the Government of Singapore to halt plans to execute individuals on death row for drug related charges... More>>