May 2012

The Washington Weekly - May 29, 2012

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, has moved from New York City to Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. Each week, John shares insight into issues of health, policy, human rights and more by way of the Washington Weekly. Stay informed, read along!

President Obama Makes Historic Speech on Nutrition and Food Security

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On Friday, May 18, President Barack Obama, joined by Secretary Clinton and Bono, became the first sitting president to publicly discuss world hunger. Hunger Project VP John Coonrod was in attendance at the meeting and brings us this review.

A Review: The 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, Part 3 - Joanna Bichsel

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In April 2012, 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 are sharing their experiences here on the blog. This review comes from Hunger Project activist and investor, Joanna Bichsel!

Give and Get: More Creative Ways to Invest in the End of Hunger

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We work tirelessly to find new and creative ways for you to invest in the end of hunger. This week, we’re excited to bring you two sites that let you do just that – and get something in return!

World Hunger Day 2012: Raise Your Voice!

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The Hunger Project partners and staff from around the world join together on May 28, 2012 to honor World Hunger Day. We are one voice in the mission to end hunger and poverty and we want YOU to join us! Take a picture, sing a song, go on a hike -- there is no end to the number of ways you can be involved.

Graduate Student Consults with THP-Bangladesh

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Reetika Joshi is a member of the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) team of consultants from Columbia University in New York City working with The Hunger Project's Global Office and THP-Bangladesh on a Gender Impact Assessment. This last January, Reetika and a colleague conducted a field visit to Bangladesh. She shares her experience here.

The Washington Weekly - May 15, 2012

In early 2012, The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, moved from New York City to Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. Each week, John shares insight into issues of health, policy, human rights and more by way of the Washington Weekly. Stay informed, read along!

 

NGOs Must Work to Build Local Capacity

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At an InterAction panel in Washington, DC on May 1, The Hunger Project's VP and other NGO representatives discussed the changing role of NGOs in local capacity building. THP-DC intern, Leanna Beaber, reviews the event.

A Review: The 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, Part 2 - Rachel Rubenstein

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In April 2012, 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. Our first review comes from Feel Good Changemaker Ignitor, Rachel Rubenstein!

The Washington Weekly - May 7, 2012

In early 2012, The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, moved from New York City to Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat the table of international development. Each week, John shares insight into issues of health, policy, human rights and more by way of the Washington Weekly. Stay informed, read along!

THP-New Zealand Holds Successful Movie Night!

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One Wednesday, March 21, The Hunger Project-New Zealand held a movie night to raise funds for Hunger Project programs around the world, raising more money in a single evening than they ever have before. Congrats everyone!

Updates from Mozambique: Leadership Gathers for Semiannual Board Meeting

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CEO, Mary Ellen McNish, and Vice President for Advancement, Betsy Deisroth, are sending us live-updates from Mozambique, where Hunger Project leadership has gathered for the semiannual Global Board Meeting. Check back for updates!

1,000 Days: An Overview from Executive Director Lucy Sullivan

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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.