Ms. Ertharin Cousin, USA

Ms. Ertharin Cousin, USA

Ertharin Cousin is the twelfth Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme. In the past, Cousin served as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture, Head of the US Mission to the UN Agencies in Rome, and President of the International Development Law Organization’s Assembly of Parties. In the Clinton Administration, she was White House Liaison to the State Department, and received a White House appointment to the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development. Cousin was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Feeding America (then known as America’s Second Harvest), the largest domestic hunger organization in the United States.  

 

Sessions:

Panel: Is there Hope for a Green Tomorrow