EU Ambassador Alexandra Valkenburg presents her credentials to FAO
On 28 September, new EU Ambassador Alexandra Valkenburg presented her credentials to the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) QU Dongyu. She underlined the EU’s commitment to support FAO in its work for a world free of hunger and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Furthermore, she expressed her appreciation for FAO’s contribution to the provision of knowledge and improving global standards and norms and looked forward to celebrating 30 years of EU membership to FAO in 2021. She also stressed the importance of the multilateral system, the need for change by design and the importance for the UN system to deliver as One and FAO's contribution to it.