Executive Director - May 2012
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.
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.
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Executive Director Cousin and Chairman of the JAWFP Mr. Koki Ando.
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.
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.
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 following her remarks at the United Nations University (UNU). (Background on left: Prof. Dr. Konrad Osterwalder, Rector of UNU.)
Ertharin Cousin - May 2012