Addressing the impact of conflict on hunger - Protection of Civilians Week 2022 Virtual Side Event
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The Governments of Canada, Ireland, the Netherlands and the United States, together with WFP, FAO, the Global Network Against Food Crises, Action Against Hunger, CARE, World Vision, Concern Worldwide, Save the Children and the Global Rights Compliance, will convene this virtual session to bring attention to the growing impacts of conflict on food systems and food security.
The event will highlight conflict and hunger's disproportionate impact on women, children, persons with disabilities and other marginalised groups, and demonstrate why these groups must be put at the centre of our collective eorts to prevent and respond to conflict-induced hunger. Speakers will offer perspectives from different conflict-affected areas and provide insights into potential measures that key stakeholders can take now to prevent and mitigate the impact of conflict on food security.