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In December 1994, WFP's governing body adopted the WFP Mission Statement, the first for an United Nations organization.
The core policies and strategies that govern WFP activities are to provide food aid:
to save lives in refugee and other emergency situations;
to improve the nutrition and quality of life of the most vulnerable people at critical times in their lives; and
to help build assets and promote the self-reliance of poor people and communities, particularly through labour-intensive works programmes
The UN has told Ukraine to withdraw its peacekeepers in Lebanon, saying some have engaged in "financial misconduct".
It gave no details, but Reuters news agency quotes unnamed UN officials as saying the troops have been involved in reselling $1m (£0.54m) worth of UN oil.
Originally posted by subz
What on Earth does the World Food Programme have to do with this story Relentless?
Originally posted by Relentless
Well, as I am a mere occassional contributor, and you are a news expert, I wouldn't presume to explain that to you.
Originally posted by Rasputin13
You just fail to understand that diplomacy is not entirely made up of butt-kissing and turning the other cheek.