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Delegation of Kazakhstan took part in the Arria-Formula Meeting

On 29 March 2016 delegation of Kazakhstan took part in the Arria-Formula Meeting of the UN Security Council on “Food Security, Nutrition and Peace.” The participants of the meeting discussed close inter-linkage between food security and global security. Delegations stressed that food insecurity is both a cause and a consequence of violence and conflicts. Ambassador Kairat Abdrakhmanov made a statement regarding contribution by Kazakhstan to further development of global and regional cooperation in the field of food security and nutrition to promote peace and development. In particular K.Abdrakhmanov informed about the proposal of Kazakhstan to create the Islamic Organization for Food Security (IOFS) headquartered in Astana. The Inaugural session of the General Assembly of the Islamic Organization for Food Security will be held in Astana during 26–28 April 2016. IOFS aims to greatly increase food security providing expertise, conducting research and promoting knowledge on food security, as well as coordinating practical support and emergency response in times of crisis. Food security along with energy, water and nuclear security is among top priorities of the Kazakhstan’s election campaign to the UN Security Council.