UNFSS Steering Committee (SC) is made up of representatives from the six partner agencies that run the forum. The partnership among the SC agencies has harnessed one of the most important endeavors that support developing countries to strive in the global dimensions and work towards sustainable development under the “One UN” objective.

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
FAO is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. The goal of FAO is to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active healthy lives.Contact person: Mr. Jamie Morrisson and Mr. Geir Ulle

International Trade Centre (ITC)
As the joint agency of the United Nations and the WTO, ITC is the only multilateral agency fully dedicated to supporting the internationalization of SMEs. ITC’s mission is to foster inclusive and sustainable growth and development through trade and international business development.Contact persons: Mr. Joseph Wozniak

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
UNCTAD is the United Nations body responsible for dealing with economic and sustainable development issues with a focus on trade, finance, investment and technology. It helps developing countries to participate equitably in the global economy.Contact persons: Mr. Santiago Fernandez de Cordoba, Ms. Niematallah Elamin, Ms. Ruby Lambert and Ms. Rupal Verma
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
UNECE’s major aim is to promote pan-European economic integration. Over 70 international professional organizations and other non-governmental organizations take part in UNECE activities.Contact persons: Ms. Elisabeth Tuerk and Ms. Nadezhda Sporysheva

UN Environment
UN Environment is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system, and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.Contact persons: Ms. Anja Moltke, Mr. Nils Heuer, Ms. Elisa Tonda, and Mr. Jorge Laguna

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
UNIDO is the specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization, and environmental sustainability. The Organization’s primary objective is the promotion and acceleration of industrial development in developing countries and countries with economies in transition and the promotion of international industrial cooperation.Contact persons: Mr. Bernardo Calzadilla-Sarmiento, Ms. Dominika Dor, and Ms. Dorina Nati

UNFSS Secretariat

The UNFSS secretariat ensures close and constant communication between the UNFSS Steering Committee members, beneficiaries, National Platforms and other partners deemed necessary to advance an effective multi-stakeholder approach.

Santiago Fernandez de Cordoba
Chief VSS Program
UNFSS Coordinator

Rupal Verma

Consultant, UNCTAD