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Parliamentary Fronts and Alliances against Hunger and Malnutrition Newsletter, July 2019 - Issue #1











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    Parliamentary Fronts and Alliances against Hunger and Malnutrition Newsletter, December 2019 - Issue #2 2019
    Parliamentarians are key partners in the fight against hunger and all forms of malnutrition. When adequate legislative frameworks support programs which address food and nutrition insecurity, nutrition indicators improve considerably. FAO supports parliamentarians as they promote or enact legislative and other measures to address specific issues relating to food and nutrition security; in raising awareness on the aforementioned issues, including with their constituencies; in providing a dedicated space for dialogue, discussion and exchange of views on issues relating to food security amongst themselves; and in sharing experiences with other parliamentarians and parliamentary bodies around the world. This newsletter highlights the latest legislatives advances against hunger and malnutrition worldwide.
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    Assistance to Parliamentary Fronts Against Hunger in Selected Countries of the Caricom Caribbean - TCP/SLC/3701 2022
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    The Parliamentary Front against Hunger ( for Latin America and the Caribbean ( began in 2009 within the framework of the Hunger Free Latin America and the Caribbean Initiative, as a policy process to set agenda and build political commitment for policy development and implementation against hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition Assistance provided thus far, has resulted in the establishment of platforms ( regional and subregional integrated by parliamentarians from ruling and opposition parties to permanently end hunger The importance of supporting the PFH has grown with the recognition of the significance of the work and commitment of legislators/parliamentarians as a key factor for placing Food and Nutrition Security ( and the fight against hunger at the highest possible level of political and legislative agendas As stated by the CARICOM, the PFH is being used as a vehicle to achieve SDG 2 (Zero Hunger) The project aimed to strengthen the elaboration and implementation of appropriate policies and legislation for food and nutrition security in selected Caribbean countries, with an effective institutional framework, linked with the key results identified by FAO and the governments of Grenada, Haiti and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, by supporting these countries’ parliaments and consolidating permanent and plural spaces within them, in the form of PFH To achieve this, FAO provided technical support based on the experiences of 21 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, where PFH chapters have been established.
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    The European Parliamentary Alliance against Hunger and Malnutrition 2020
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    Parliamentarians can significantly contribute to achieving the right to food at a global, national and local scale, as they play a key role in setting up the enabling legal and institutional frameworks, in allocating appropriate budgets and in monitoring government action on Food and Nutrition Security. The European Parliamentary Alliance against Hunger and Malnutrition, established in 2016, has been and will continue to be instrumental in connecting Members of the European Parliament and in enabling them to engage actively in the fight against hunger and malnutrition. The Alliance provides a platform for policy dialogue and awareness-raising on the right to adequate food for all; on the eradication of hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition; and on making agriculture more sustainable and resilient. FAO, which acts as Secretariat of the Alliance, will support its future activities and will work tirelessly with the European Parliamentarians and other partners on making sure the world has enough good and nutritious food. This brochure describes the activities of the Alliance in Brussels and beyond and is being used to engage, inform and attract more Parliamentarians to join the Alliance.

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