The World Food Programme, UN Women and the European Commission - Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection (ECHO) - are pleased to invite you to the screening of "The Human Chain", in the presence of the film director, Riccardo Russo.
When? May 28, 2013 at 19h
Where? CIVA – Centre International pour la Ville, l’Architecture et le Paysage
Rue de l'Ermitage 55 Kluisstraat
Bruxelles 1050 Brussel, Belgique
The film will be followed by a panel discussion with Directors from WFP, UNWomen, DG ECHO and the Nigerian Embassy in Belgium, and a wine reception.
“The Human Chain” presents a fresh perspective on the Sahel food and nutrition crisis of 2011-2012. Although the crisis was triggered by the third drought in seven years, other factors including high food prices, conflict in Mali and a reduction in remittances further weakened the ability of the poorest communities to cope. The film shows how aid agencies are using innovative programmes to help millions of people meet their immediate food needs, as well as strengthen their resilience against future shocks. Read more…
Admission is free but places are limited, your registration is required.
Register for a space by sending an email to: [email protected], with the subject field “Registration WFP - The Human Chain” and your full name and the full name of your guest (if applicable) –
Maximum tickets per person: 2
The film is in English and has a runtime of 30 minutes.
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