World Food Program wins Nobel Peace Prize

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The United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) gained the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.
The Rome-based company is the most important humanitarian organisation on the earth that addresses starvation. Last 12 months, it supplied help to about 100 million victims of meals insecurity and starvation in a number of the world’s most harmful nations.
“With this award, we wish to turn the world’s eyes to the millions of people who face hunger and food poverty”, mentioned Berit Reiss-Andersen, chair of the Nobel committee.
“This is a powerful reminder to the world that peace and zero hunger go hand-in-hand”, the WFP tweeted.
The company was arrange in 1962. It has greater than 17,000 employees members. Around two-thirds of its work is targeted on conflict-affected areas.
The WFP has additionally been working to combat elevated starvation brought on by the coronavirus pandemic: “With COVID-19, we are not only facing a global health pandemic but also a global humanitarian catastrophe”, WFP’s government director David Beasley mentioned earlier.
Nobel prizes for medication, physics and chemistry had been awarded this week, and the literature prize was introduced on Friday. The economics prize will wrap up the Nobel Prize season on Monday.

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