Information briefing to launch the MOPAN performance assessment of FAO & WFP

28/08/2023 - MOPAN will host a briefing session to launch the 2023 MOPAN assessments of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP). The session will provide an overview of plans for both assessments including discussions about the methodological approach, the timelines and ways of working. Members of FAO and WFP’s Executive Boards will participate in the session. The event will be hosted at WFP headquarters and take place on Friday, 15 September 2023 from 14:00 to 15:30.

Interpretation in Arabic, English, French and Spanish will be provided.


MOPAN Performance Assessments of FAO and WFP
Information Briefing, WFP HQ

15 September 2023, 14:00-15:30

1. WFP and FAO: Welcome

  • Ms. Beth Bechdol, Deputy Director-General, FAO
  • Mr. Carl Skau, Deputy Executive Director, WFP

2. MOPAN Members

  • Ms. Laura Aghilarre, DDG/Principal Director for general affairs and development cooperation policy orientation, DG Development Cooperation, Italy
  • Ms. Ellen Luger, Acting Deputy Chief of Mission and Minister Counselor for Agriculture, United States of America

3. MOPAN Secretariat: Overview of the two assessments, their methodologies and process

  • Suzanne Steensen, Head of MOPAN Secretariat
  • Jolanda Profos, Assessment Manager, MOPAN Secretariat

4. Questions from Member States, Discussion (Moderated by MOPAN)

5. Closing Remarks - Institutional Leads

  • Ms. Barbara Curran, Director-General, Global Affairs Canada
  • Ms. Krisztina Bende, H. E. Res. Rep. and Ambassador, Switzerland