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Photography Exhibit Honouring Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia Opens In Geneva

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An overview of the photography exhibition which opened in Geneva on 12 January 2012. The exhibition commemorates 50 years of partnership between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the World Food Programme. The exhibition highlights WFP beneficiaries from around the world who benefited from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s generous contributions to fighting hunger.

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Ambassador Abdulwahab Abdulsalam Attar and UNOG Director-General Kassym-Jomart Tokayev attended the photo exhibition which highlighted the generous contribution given by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to WFP’s operations over the last five decades.  Saudi Arabia supported WFP with in kind and cash contributions of more than US$1 billion.

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WFP Deputy Executive Director for External Relations, Amir Abdulla, addressing the audience at the Exhibit Opening Event.

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Portrait of beneficiaries in line during a WFP food distribution in Elwak, Kenya on June 2006.

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August 2010. A little girl in Jerico, West Bank, where WFP projects assist marginalized communities in the protection of livelihoods that are threatened by access, mobility, and protection challenges.

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Tajikistan, Khatlon Region, 20 January 2009. A group of women who benefit from WFP Vulnerable Group Feeding projects, are posing with their sacks of food.

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Zambia, April, 2008.  A boy in Luangua where Saudi Arabia’s support to WFP Food for Training projects has helped to create solutions to the vicious cycle of poverty and environmental destruction.

 

A photography exhibition honouring a 50-year partnership between WFP and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the fight against hunger has just moved to Geneva after  opening in Vienna in December.