The UAE Urges Global Efforts to Address Food Insecurity

The UAE has appealed to the international community to intensify its efforts in addressing the pressing issue of food insecurity , Addressing a session of the UN Security Council in New York, Noura Al Kaabi .

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UAE Calls for Stronger Global Action Against Food Insecurity

the UAE Minister of State, emphasized the collective responsibility to eradicate food insecurity and eliminate the specter of famine. Al Kaabi underscored the imperative of forging global partnerships and leveraging multilateral platforms at both regional and international levels to tackle the interconnected challenges of famine and conflict-driven food insecurity.

Empowering Marginalized Voices: UAE's Dual Front Against Climate Change and Food Insecurity

Al Kaabi stressed the need for a concerted approach to combat climate change, a significant catalyst for the escalating food security crisis. She emphasized that any strategy must prioritize those most disproportionately impacted, notably women and youth, and asserted that mere acknowledgment of this disparity falls short – active, equal, and meaningful engagement of these groups is paramount , The UAE's commitment to addressing the crisis was showcased by Al Kaabi, highlighting their engagement in impactful public-private collaborations. The annual billion meals campaign, led by the Mohammad Bin Rashid Global Initiatives, exemplifies the UAE's proactive involvement. Additionally, Al Kaabi highlighted the joint initiative between the UAE and the US – the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate – which has mobilized over $13 billion to expedite transformative changes.

Strengthening Diplomatic Bonds: UAE's Pledge to Confront Food Insecurity and Climate Change

During her visit to New York, Al Kaabi held discussions with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Japan's Foreign Minister Yamada Kenji, further solidifying diplomatic ties and shared commitments , Food insecurity will occupy a central position on the agenda of the upcoming UN climate change conference, Cop28, slated to convene in Dubai later this year. This underscores the UAE's dedication to addressing the multifaceted challenges posed by food insecurity and climate change on the global stage.

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