May 3, 2012 by Carolyn Ramsdell
During The Hunger Project's National Leadership Conference, held in New York March 31-April 1, Lucy M Sullivan, Executive Director of 1,000 Days, explains the importance of maternal and early childhood nutrition.
April 30, 2012 by Sara D Wilson
Last week, April 23-25, Nobel Peace Prize Laureates from around the world gathered in Chicago for the first ever US-hosted World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates to discuss pressing issues and share wisdom with students, youth and professionals. The Hunger Project sent a delegation of five professionals to the Summit who will share their experiences here on the blog in the coming weeks. First up, meet our delegation!
April 25, 2012 by Communications Intern
April 25 is World Malaria Day! Instituted in 2007 by the World Health Assembly to recognize the global effort to provide effective control of malaria, World Malaria Day is an opportunity for international actors and countries to expand the conversation on fighting the disease and for new donors to join the global partnership.
April 17, 2012 by Sara D Wilson
We've posted before about easy ways to get involved with The Hunger Project. Today we're adding one more way for you to make a difference today and every day: contribute your Facebook profile cover photo and ask friends to do the same!
March 22, 2012 by Sara D Wilson
Today is World Water Day! In honor of this universally valuable resource join us in celebrating water and raising awareness about this year's theme of Water and Food Security. Stats, infographics and more!
March 12, 2012 by Sara D Wilson
Announcing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for motivated, socially conscious, global citizens between the ages of 18 and 26! Apply now to join a select Hunger Project Delegation to the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Chicago, Illinois April 23-25, 2012.
March 7, 2012 by Communications Intern
The Hunger Project was proud to co-host a highly successful parallel event during the 56th Commission on the Status of Women this February in New York City titled “Thousand Days: Improving the Nutrition of Rural Women.” It was held in association with Franciscans International, Bread for the World, Thousand Days, Family Care International, African Methodist Episcopal Women, and the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations and featured four distinguished panelists who tackled the question: why is investing in good nutrition pivotal to sustainable development?
March 7, 2012 by Sara D Wilson
This years International Women's Day theme IWD is especially close to our hearts here at The Hunger Project: Empower Rural Women – End Hunger and Poverty. Read on to find out how our programs around the world are celebrating and don't forget to join us in NYC March 8!
March 6, 2012 by Sara D Wilson
In September 2000, the leaders of 189 nations made a commitment to achieve specific results by 2015 in eight major areas of international development, results that have come to be known as the Millennium Development Goals. Now, 12 years later, reports reveal the successful, early achievement of a target of MDG 7: Halve the proportion of people who are unable to reach or to afford safe drinking water.
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