Duncan Congratulates World Food Program on Nobel Peace Prize

October 9, 2020
Press Release

Laurens, S.C. - Congressman Jeff Duncan (SC-03) released the following statement on the announcement of the United Nations World Food Program being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize:

“Congratulations to my friends David Beasley and Gresham Barrett for their leadership at the United Nations World Food Program (WFP), which has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Former South Carolina Governor Beasley and Former South Carolina Third District Congressman Barrett have shown exemplary leadership at the WFP in working towards the global goal of zero hunger, especially amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused economic devastation in so many communities around the world. The WFP’s commitment to the millions of children, women, and men around the globe in need of food, security, and stability is worthy of the highest praise and recognition. I’m happy to see their work honored by the Nobel Peace Prize. Congratulations Governor Beasley and Congressman Barrett! This award is well deserved, and you have made South Carolina proud!”