☷World Food Prize Laureate Announcement Ceremony United States Department of State
U.S. Department of State ( By Press Release office)
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This year’s World Food Prize Laureate will be announced at the 2022 World Food Prize Laureate Announcement Ceremony . The Ceremony will be held on Thursday , May 5 , at 9:30 a . m . in the Benjamin Franklin Room of the U . S . Department of State . Secretary of State Antony J . Blinken will make opening remarks and the President of the World Food Prize Foundation , Barbara Stinson , will announce the name of the Laureate for this year . U . S . Secretary of Agriculture Thomas J . Vilsack , Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth , Energy , and the Environment Jose W . Fernandez , and Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs Ramin Toloui will also give remarks . This event marks the 36th Anniversary of the establishment of the World Food Prize . The Secretary’s remarks will be open to the press and live - streamed on www . state . gov and www . youtube . com/statedept . Pre - set time for video cameras: 8:30 a . m . from the 23rd Street entrance . Final access time for writers and stills: 9:00 a . m . from the 23rdStreet entrance . Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: ( 1 ) A U . S . Government - issued identification card ( Department of State , White House , Congress , Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center ) , ( 2 ) a media - issued photo identification card , or ( 3 ) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist , accompanied by an official photo identification card ( driver’s license , passport ) . For further information , please contact the Economic and Business Affairs Public Diplomacy Office at EB - Press - Inquiry@state . gov , or submit an inquiry to the State Department Office of Press Operations via the website: https://www . state . gov/information - for - journalists .
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