Symposium: The New Landscape for Ending Hunger and Poverty

Saturday, October 13, 2012
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Eventi Hotel
Ventana Ballroom (Third Floor)
851 Avenue of the Americas
(6th Avenue between 29th and 30th Streets)
New York, NY

This event is part of our Annual Fall Gala weekend of events, which includes a gala dinner on the evening of Saturday, October 13 at Chelsea Piers (23rd St and the Hudson River) beginning at 6:30 p.m. Find our more about the gala.


This symposium will review where the world stands in ending hunger and poverty and what the latest trends are in the international community. It will also highlight the work of The Hunger Project and our new strategic direction to seize the opportunities presented by these trends.

Moderated by: Evelijne Bruning, Country Director, The Hunger Project-Netherlands

Introduction: John Coonrod, Executive Vice President, The Hunger Project

1,000 Days and Revitalizing the Child Survival Revolution

Speaker: Nune Mangasaryan, Senior Nutrition Adviser, UNICEF


Badiul Alam Majumdar, Vice President and Country Director, THP-Bangladesh
Pascal Djohossou, Country Director, THP-Benin

Country-led Strategies

Speaker: Sam Worthington, President & CEO, InterAction


Rita Sarin, Vice President and Country Director, THP-India
Daisy Owomugasho, Country Director, THP-Uganda