UN appoints David Beasley to head World Food Programme

United Nations Chief Antonio Guterres has appointed former South Carolina Governor David Beasley to head the Rome-based World Food Programme (WFP).

Beasley will run the affairs of the world’s largest humanitarian organization, serving more than 90 million beneficiaries in 80 countries. He will replace another American, Etharin Cousin, who has been the WFP executive director since 2012.

Takeaways from above News-

  • South Carolina Governor David Beasley will head the Rome-based World Food Programme.
  • He has replaced Etharin Cousin who has been WFP Executive Director since 2012
  • Secretary-General of United Nations is Antonio Guterres

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Source- All India Radio (AIR)

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