September 29, 2014 10:12

Alliance2015 on the Role of Europe in Food and Nutrition Security

In a message from Alliance2015 in the September Issue of the Brussels-based Parliament Magazine, the Alliance2015 President urges the EU to take on a leading role in the fight for global Food and Nutrition Security

Europe is the world’s largest donor and has stepped up to the forefront of global efforts to eradicate hunger and undernutrition. During the upcoming intergovernmental negotiations to agree on a post-2015 framework to follow the Millennium Development Goals next year, the EU can play a crucial role in guaranteeing that the food and nutrition security stays on the list of possible Sustainable Development Goals.  The negotiations will lead to a short and effective list, and economic Think Tanks such as the Copenhagen Consensus Expert Panel have ranked nutrition interventions among the most cost-effective investments for economic development.

Alliance2015 asks the EU to take a bold position and push for a dedicated stand-alone food and nutrition security goal next year.

Please click here to read the full article in the Parliament Magazine.