Conflicts Must End Before Development, Food Security Initiatives Can Take Hold, U.N. SG Tells Security Council
U.N. News Centre: Relief aid is saving lives, but world must tackle root cause of famine: conflict — U.N. chief
“Until fighting stops and development takes root, communities and entire regions will continue to face hunger, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, underscoring the link between conflict and famine. ‘Conflict in one country creates demands on its neighbors to provide food and basic services to refugees. This can lead to further instability, affecting the security of an entire region and beyond,’ said Mr. Guterres…” (10/12).