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18 Dec 1980, by 9 national nongovernmental organizations actively engaged in food and emergency aid throughout the world. First sub-title: The Operational NGO Food Security Network. Additional sub-titles: European Association of Non-Governmental Organizations for Food Aid and Emergency Aid -- Association européennes d'organisations non-gouvernementales d'aide alimentaire et d'urgence -- Asociación Europea de Organizaciones Non-gubernamentales de Ayuda Alimentaria y de Emergencia -- Europäische Vereinigung Nichtregierungsorganisationen für Nahrungsmittel und Nothilfe -- Associazione Europea di Organizzazioni Non-Governative per l'Assistenza Alimentare e d'Emergenza -- Europese Vereniging van Niet-Gouvernementale Organisaties voor Voedsel- en Noodhulp. Registered in accordance with Dutch law, 23 Jan 1981. Statutes last amended by General Assembly, Nov 2001, Paris (France). Ceased to exist 31 Mar 2008.


Facilitate implementation of NGO programmes; provide information and training on relevant issues; promote critical dialogue on food aid (FA) and food security (FS) policies between NGOs and institutional donors.


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General Assembly, twice a year, in The Hague (Netherlands) or Brussels (Belgium). Executive Committee, comprising President, Vice-President, Treasurer and 4 members. Secretariat, headed by Secretary General. Working Groups (3): Information and Training; FA/FS Procedures and Practices; European Food Security Group. Expert Teams (4): NGO Project Support; Information and Training; Technical Services (Procurement and Logistics); Finance and Administration. Liaison Office in Brussels. Representation abroad (6): Afghanistan; Angola; Ethiopia; Nicaragua; Sudan; Zimbabwe.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal



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