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The First World Food Conference,  November 1974

The "Universal Declaration on the Eradication of Hunger and Malnutrition" was adopted at the World Food Conference on 16 November 1974.

The World Food Conference was convened under General Assembly resolution 3180 (XXVIII) of 17 December 1973.  The Declaration was endorsed by General Assembly resolution 3348 (XXIX) of 17 December 1974.


UN Photo/F. Iovino:  A delegate tries the Fat-Tax scale in the delegates lounge at the Palazzo dei Congressi, Rome, where the Conference is being held.

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