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Executive Director - May 2012

WFP Executive Director at the Chicago Council

In advance of the G-8 Summit on May 18, Canadian Development Minister Beverly Oda, WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin and Concern Worldwide CEO Tom Arnold participated in the Chicago Council Event Healthy Agriculture: What Works for Economies Works for Communities in Washington, DC, to explore how incorporating nutrition into food security programming can improve health while promoting economic development. Executive Director Cousin stressed the need to leverage public/private partnerships for the benefit of the populations we serve.

WFP Executive Director Cousin and Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein.

On 24 May, Executive Director Cousin welcomed HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, the first Arab woman Goodwill Ambassador to WFP from 2005-2007, to discuss joint partnerships in support of the world’s most vulnerable.

25 May 2012: Executive Director Cousin meets with H.E. Francisco Alvarez de Soto, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Panama

(Copyright: WFPRein Skullerud)

27 May 2012, Visit to the Japan Association for WFP (JAWFP), Yokohama, Japan

Executive Director Cousin and Chairman of the JAWFP Mr. Koki Ando.

Walk the World 27 May 2012, Yokohama, Japan

From left to right:  Yokohama baseball team mascot leads stretching exercise for WFP Private Partnerships Manager Naoya Sano, Executive Director Cousin, Japan Association for WFP Chairman Mr. Koki Ando and former figure skater Ms. Junko Yaginuma before the start of Walk the World.

Walk the World 27 May 2012, Yokohama, Japan

From left to right: Former figure skater Ms. Junko Yaginuma, Executive Director Cousin, Yokohama Mayor Ms. Fumiko Hayashi and Japan Association for WFP Chairman Mr. Koki Ando.

 

 

Walk the World 27 May 2012, Yokohama, Japan

Executive Director Cousin and WFP/Japan Private Partnerships Manager Naoya Sano at the opening of the Walk the World Event organized by the Japan Association of WFP.

29 May, Tokyo: Their Imperial Highnesses Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako with Executive Director Cousin.

29 May, Tokyo:  Their Imperial Highnesses Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako with Executive Director Cousin following her remarks at the United Nations University (UNU). (Background on left: Prof. Dr. Konrad Osterwalder, Rector of UNU.)

29 May, Tokyo: Executive Director Cousin and Japan Association for WFP (JAWFP) Advisor Maoko Kotani discuss WFP’s biggest challenges during an open seminar at UN University.

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Ertharin Cousin - May 2012