On 22 – 23 June, France hosted the Summit for a New Global Financing Pact that offered an opportunity to address the challenge of financing both development and climate goals and to spur the reform of the multilateral financial architecture.
With France’s leadership on agriculture, food security and nutrition, including the FARM Initiative and hosting the upcoming IFAD 13 Replenishment meeting and Nutrition for Growth Summit, France has an important role in ensuring that the food crisis is high on the agenda. Hungry for Action put forward this brief identifying policy asks to save lives now, build resilience and secure the future, at the Paris Summit by making meaningful structural reforms to tackle the interconnected challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty and inequality, and climate adaptation and mitigation.
“Whilst there were some encouraging signs, overall the summit fell short of what was needed,” says Campaign Director Alice Macdonald on the outcomes of the Summit. Read Alice’s full reflections in ‘What did Paris deliver for the right against hunger?’.