In September 2015, the UN Sustainable Development Summit was held in New York. During this summit, 193 countries pledged to end hunger in the next 15 years.
Two months later, 195 nations met for the Climate change conference in Paris, where they adopted the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and recognized food security as a priority area for action.
Dr. David Nabarro was appointed Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Food Security and Nutrition in October 2009. He is also a Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.