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22.09.2023 | Blog

Launch of the 2023 Global Hunger Index

On October 12, 2023, Welthungerhilfe will present the latest Global Hunger Index (GHI), published annually in partnership with Concern Worldwide. Find out where to watch the official press conference and join the panel discussion in a webinar afterwards.

Girls and women working in a pepper factory, a girl in the foreground smiles at the camera
Young women working in a pepper factory in Farafangana, Madagascar. Youth have been disproportionately affected by the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the escalating climate crisis. © Laura Thiesbrummel
Miriam Wiemers Team Policy and External Relations

As the year 2030 looms, the world is confronting a “polycrisis” that is exacerbating social, economic, and generational inequalities. The 2023 Global Hunger Index (GHI) explores the critical role of youth in shaping food systems that fulfill the right to adequate food for current and future generations. Youth have been disproportionately affected by the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the escalating climate crisis and they are in line to inherit dysfunctional food systems.

The Power of Youth in Shaping Food Systems

Welthungerhilfe (WHH) and Concern Worldwide invite you to a conversation that spotlights diverse experiences of youth from around the world. Join young activists, researchers, and policymakers in a discussion on the importance of youth in policy making and how to harness the power of young people to achieve a just, sustainable, and food- and nutrition-secure future.

2023 Global Hunger Index: Launch Event and Panel Discussion

The 18th and latest edition of the Global Hunger Index will be published on October 12, 2023 in a live presentation from 10 to 11:30 a.m. EST. You will be able to follow the event via Zoom. Please mark your calenders and fill out the registration form below to join us. You will receive the invitation including the agenda.

Register here

The event will be in English with simultaneous translation to French and German.

What is the Global Hunger Index?

The Global Hunger Index examines how the global hunger situation is developing. It is a tool designed to comprehensively measure and track hunger and undernutrition at global, regional, and national levels. It is designed to raise awareness and understanding of the fight against hunger, and call attention to those areas of the world where hunger levels are highest and where the need for additional efforts to eliminate hunger is greatest.


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