“Sub-committee for the Eradication of Hunger in the Arab Region” affiliated with the League of Arab States (LAS) | The Arab Group for the Protection of Nature

The Sub-Committee for the Eradication of Hunger in the Arab Region is a sub-committee formed in 2018 by the League of Arab States (LAS), to follow up on the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals in the Arab region, particularly Goal 2 (Zero Hunger) which focuses on eliminating food insecurity and malnutrition and enhancing sustainable agriculture practices. The committee includes governments and specialized international and regional institutions. APN is a member of this sub-committee, and a co-chair of Working Group (5) on Ending Hunger in Conflict-Affected Countries, alongside UN- ESCWA.

 

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Main Headlines:

  • On June 22nd, 2021, APN presented a general and initial conception for implementing the "Arab Tree Path" project during the fifth meeting of the Sub-committee on the Eradication of Hunger of the League of Arab States (More)
  • APN completes an important milestone in December 2020 by implementing the 'Arab Tree Path' in cooperation with the Arab League. (More)
  •  APN and the FAO Meet in Cairo to Discuss the Promotion of the "Arab Tree Path" in collaboration with the Eradication of Hunger of the League of Arab States. (More)
  • APN proposes a joint regional agricultural project titled “The Arab Tree Path” to the “sub-committee” and prepares to hold its first consultation on January 14, 2020.  (More)
  • APN contributes to setting the Terms of Reference for the Working Group concerned with Ending Hunger in Conflict-Affected Countries in the Arab region at its first meeting held at the UN ESCWA Headquarters in Beirut on March 20th, 2019. 
  • The “Subcommittee” meets for the first time at the Arab League in Cairo Egypt on September 2018. APN was invited to the meeting to contribute to its preliminary road map.