UN World Food Program's Climate Starves

April 2021. Virtual

On Wednesday, April 21, 2021, Empire was proud to produce World Food Program USA’s livestreamed panel discussion entitled Climate Starves: Hunger and the Climate Crisis. This engaging conversation was part of their US Against Hunger series and moderated by award-winning international journalist Femi Oke. The panel featured Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, President of the Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad (AFPAT); Gernot Laganda, Chief of World Food Programme’s Climate and Disaster Risk Reduction; and Laura Melo, World Food Programme Representative in Guatemala.

The virtual panel focused on the U.N. World Food Programme’s work of fighting food insecurity and addressing how climate change impacts hunger. The discussion was livestreamed through a Vimeo player on the World Food Program USA’s website and Facebook page for hundreds of viewers.

Empire worked closely with the World Food Program USA team and served as overall producer of the virtual event, which is the second is a series of four.

Empire is a leading producer of virtual events of every kind and has been serving not-for-profit organizations for nearly three decades.

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