Positive reactions at the G20 in Matera from the leaders who congratulate on the outcome of the summit. “Grateful to Italy for its leadership of this year’s G20 and for hosting a productive meeting of G20 Italy foreign ministers – tweeted US Secretary of State Antony Blinken – We commend Italy’s attention to the people, the planet and prosperity. The United States is committed to working with G20 partners to make progress on these common challenges. ” Read also “Congratulations to Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio for the success of the meeting” of the G20 in Matera, the Indian Foreign Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar wrote on Twitter, who said he had discussed with the head of the Farnesina how to “to proceed with our bilateral relations: I look forward to seeing him in India”. The Matera declaration states that the G20 Foreign and Development Ministers express “deep concern for the state of food insecurity in the world: the number of people affected by hunger globally has been increasing since 2014 “. The statement stresses that “the world is not on the path to achieving the ‘Zero Hunger’ goal by 2030 and putting an end to malnutrition in all its forms as envisaged by the 2030 Agenda goals”. “At the current pace – yes notes – the number of people affected by hunger will exceed 840 million by 2030. These figures do not take into account the fact that the pandemic could add more than 100 million people to the total number of undernourished people, as people have lost work and salary, with consequences on its food security “. The G20 Foreign and Development Ministers are committed” to strengthening efforts to ensure safe and adequate nutrition for all, putting an end to all forms of malnutrition, preserving agrobiodiversity, relying on science, innovation, advanced business practices and responsible behaviors complementary to traditional knowledge, local food culture and best practices to achieve the goals “of the 2030 Agenda. According to the statement, to achieve these goals” we need collective and coordinated leadership and global action and a people-centered approach. ” “The G20 – continues the statement – is in a position to provide such leadership by promoting an inclusive approach with all actors, public and private, and by pursuing ambitious but feasible programs”.
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