30 Seconds to End Hunger – Video Challenge

Almost one billion people go hungry every day, even though there is enough to feed the world. Hunger can be solved only if everyone wants to make it a priority. Can you make people care about this?

Join the movement, take this challenge to end hunger in 30 seconds.

Go to http://videomaker.endinghunger.org/ for more information.

Jeremy Irons in Rome on World Food Day 2011

Jeremy Irons was named FAO Global Ambassador at the Ceremony on the Occasion of World Food Day in Rome, Italy on 17 October 2011.

Watch video of Jeremy’s nomination acceptance speech:

Listen to the full audio of Jeremy’s nomination acceptance speech:

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All photos 17 October 2011, Rome – ©FAO/ALESSANDRA BENEDETTI

See the full FAO News flickr photo album HERE.

Jeremy Irons to Become FAO Goodwill Ambassador

Global food price volatility will be the focus of World Food Day celebrations in Rome on Monday which will also address the issue of massive farmland purchases by rich countries in the developing world. Read more HERE.

At the Ceremony on the Occasion of World Food Day, on Monday 17 October 2011, Jeremy Irons will be named the FAO Goodwill Ambassador.  Read the Programme of Events HERE.

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has named as previous Goodwill Ambassadors U.S. actress Susan Sarandon, Canadian singer Celine Dion and Senegalese music legend Youssou N’Dour and U.S. Olympic track and field star Carl Lewis.

Watch Jeremy’s video in support of the FAO’s campaign 1billionhungry.org:

Backstage at the FAO TV Campaign Production

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Jeremy Irons supports 1billionhungry.org

Jeremy Irons supports 1billionhungry.org:

World Food Day – One Billion Hungry Campaign – Jeremy Irons from Giacomo Martelli on Vimeo.

Jeremy Irons “1billionhungry.com” from Mark Sanders on Vimeo.

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