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Executive Director - March 2014

Executive Director Ertharin Cousin meets with H.E. Nabil Fahmy, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt on 5 March

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Executive Director Ertharin Cousin meets with H.E. Mary Robinson on 7 March 2014

Her Excellency Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and current President of the Mary Robinson Foundation.

President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, greets the Executive Director at a reception in Áras an Uachtaráin in Dublin, Ireland on 10 March

The Executive Director and the President exchanged views on the need for the international community to honour its commitment to ending hunger, through the realisation of social inclusion and human rights.

 

Ireland's Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello, and the Executive Director jointly signed a Letter of Understanding for support to the UN’s Humanitarian Response Depots (UNHRD) on 11 March

The Letter of Understanding renews the existing relationship between WFP and Irish Aid, which also committed €500,000 per year to maintain the network.  Since March 2011, Irish Aid has distributed over 141,000 blankets, 4,700 tents, 22,900 mosquito nets and 49,500 jerry cans in twelve countries through the UNHRD system.  Irish Aid also provided partial funding to build the new facility in Accra for the storage of goods, in addition to providing two engineers from  its Rapid Response Corps to manage the project.

Executive Director Ertharin Cousin meets with H.E. Mohammed S. Sheriff, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Liberia on 12 March

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Executive Director Ertharin Cousin meets with Mr. Pierre Ferrari, President and CEO of Heifer International on Wednesday, 26 March

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Executive Director's meeting with Mr. Hans-Paul Buerkner, Chairman of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Wednesday, 26 March

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Executive Director - March 2014