Permanent Representation of Switzerland to the United Nations in Rome
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The Permanent Representation of Switzerland to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) in Rome ensures that the country's interests and positions are brought to the attention of these three UN organisations and its governing bodies, as well as the Committee on World Food Security (CFS).

Organisation and Activities

Switzerland's aims and activities at the Rome-based UN organisations – the FAO, IFAD and WFP – which are active in food and agriculture.

Switzerland and FAO

How Switzerland is involved in the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) which strives to eliminate hunger and malnutrition

Switzerland and IFAD

Switzerland’s involvement in the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) which focuses on rural poverty reduction

Switzerland and WFP

How Switzerland is supporting the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP), the world’s largest humanitarian agency