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In preparation for the upcoming High-Level Meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) during the 79th Session of the UN General Assembly on September 26, 2024, a Multi-stakeholder Hearing on AMR will be held in New York on May 15, 2024. 

 The Hearing will bring together various stakeholders such as representatives of regional organizations, non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, philanthropic foundations, academia, medical associations, private sector, agriculture and food sector, as well as senior-level representatives of Member States, observers of the General Assembly, parliamentarians, representatives of local governments, and relevant United Nations entities. 

The participants will discuss key priorities for the High-level Meeting and its political declaration while exploring key challenges and potential solutions needed for effectively addressing AMR at the national, regional, and global levels. 

 Gary Wertish, President of the Minnesota Farmers Union and facilitator of the WFO Working Group on Livestock, will represent the World Farmers’ Organisation at the event. He will ensure that global farmers’ perspectives, experiences, constraints, and needs are considered during the debates. 

More information about the event will follow. 

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