Glopolis is a non-partisan, non-governmental organization which focuses on the analysis of economic globalization, trade, development, agriculture and climate change.
The Italian Province of Treviso will be hosting this week the first G8 Agriculture Ministers' Meeting in the history. Ministers will discuss concrete proposals for strengthening world food security.
The Czech State Secretary for Agriculture, Mr. Ivo Hlaváč will participate to the event, in his capacity of EU Council duty president. Glopolis and ActionAid have addressed an open letter to Mr. Hlaváč calling for stronger will and political mobilization against increasing hunger in the world.
You may here read the open letter (EN) (PDF, 125 KB), the press release (only in CZ) (PDF, 113 KB) and the response of State Secretary Ivo Hlaváč (only in CZ) (PDF, 256 KB).