Earth Food stuff Program wins Nobel Peace Prize for starvation fight

Niamey, Niger – The World Foods System received the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for preventing starvation and looking for to close its use as “a weapon of war and conflict” at a time when the coronavirus pandemic has pushed thousands and thousands more folks to the brink of starvation.

Asserting the prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee claimed it wished “to change the eyes of the planet in direction of the tens of millions of people who endure from or face the menace of hunger.”

In this Sept. 9, 2015 file photo, a child carries a parcel from the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) in Mwenezi, Zimbabwe.

The committee also reported it hoped that bestowing the prize on the U.N. company would highlight the will need to fortify world solidarity and cooperation in an period of go-it-alone nationalism.

“We are sending a sign to every country who raises objections to global cooperation,” committee chair Berit Reiss-Andersen explained. “We are sending a signal to this form of nationalism where the accountability for world affairs is not currently being faced.”