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The United Nations was founded 75 years ago. When it comes to solving global issues, the world’s largest multilateral organisation is more important than ever today.
The humanitarian situation in the Sahel is worsening: up to 16 million people in Burkina Faso, Mali and the Niger could be at risk of starvation in the coming months. At a donor conference today (20 October), Foreign Minister Maas pledged 100 million euro in support.
Some 690 million people around the world are suffering malnutrition. Most of them live in sub-Saharan Africa and southern Asia. The Federal Foreign Office has made 627 million euro available for food assistance in 2020, because without food security, there can be no peace or stability.