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WFP to Receive Nobel Peace Prize December 10

10 December 2020

The United Nations World Food Programme is honored to accept the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize on December 10, in a ceremony that recognizes our role in fighting hunger and fostering peace in conflict-affected areas, and our efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war.

“In Indonesia, WFP ’s work focuses on supporting the Government in enhancing food security and nutrition thus feeding peace and dignity” said Christa Räder, Country Representative WFP Indonesia. “We are proud to be a partner for the country’s journey to SDG 2, zero hunger, especially at this point when COVID 19 causes many health and economic challenges”.

WFP to Receive Nobel Peace Prize December 10


Francyne Harrigan

UNIC Director
Francyne Harrigan is currently the Director of the UN Information Centre Jakarta.

Prior to this assignment, Ms. Harrigan was the Chief of the Sustainable Development Section in the Strategic Communications Division of the Department of Public Information.

Before working at UN Headquarters in New York, Ms. Harrigan was the Chief of the Strategic Communications and Advocacy Section with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) in Bangkok.

She has more than 20 years of experience working in the field of communications with multilaterals, media and NGOs, with close to 15 of these years having been spent in SouthEast Asia.

Rein Sudamara

Partnership Officer

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