VOA慢速英语(翻译+字幕+讲解):全球响应世界粮食日
日期:2015-10-19 14:43

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Worldwide Groups Mark World Food Day
The UN's World Food Program (WFP) and Agriculture and Food Organization (FAO) celebrated World Food Day today, October 16. The goal of the organizations is to fight world hunger.
Ertharin Cousin is an executive director of the WFP. She appealed to the global community to take action to achieve a world without hunger.
Ms. Cousin said, "Working together, we can all press for the changes that the world needs, including ending extreme poverty, supporting small-holder farmers and ensuring access to nutritious food all year round for the most vulnerable people by investing in social protection programs".
WFP invited everyone to mark World Food Day by posting #ZeroHunger on social media. The organization asks people to join a new community Facebook page. It gives Facebook users a tool to switch their profile page to include a striking white circle. It represents the target of Zero Hunger.
Ms. Cousin says, "The UN Zero Hunger Challenge represents the goal we all share and the world we want."
Joining the campaigns to observe World Food Day is a Japanese non-profit organization, Table for Two, or TFT. It is holding a "One Million Itadakimasu" campaign from October 16 to November 30.
Itadakimasu is a Japanese word that expresses gratitude for food. Japanese say the word before they eat every meal.
TFT invites people worldwide to submit photos of their own rice ball to its website. Businesses will donate five meals for every photo submitted. The organization also held fund-raising events in the U.S. cities of New York, Washington and Chicago.
In the 2015 report on food insecurity, the WFP says 795 million people suffer from hunger today. It is fewer than 10 years ago. But U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon said the goal is to end hunger by 2030.
"Hunger is more than a lack of food. It's a terrible injustice, unfairness and inequality. We are here today to pledge again to achieve food security for all the people around the world – to build a global movement to end hunger. This will go hand in hand with greater health, economic development and social inclusion for individuals and societies."
I'm Jill Robbins.

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词汇解析

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1.executive 执行的;行政的;总经理

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The University is headed by a Rector, its chief executive officer.
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2.vulnerable 易受攻击的;弱势的

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Young birds are very vulnerable to predators.
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3.campaigns 活动;竞选

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Each night when I got home from work I pored over magzines, newspapers, and books about Congress and Campaigns.
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4.gratitude 感恩;感激

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There are no words to express the full measure of my gratitude.
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内容解析

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1.Ertharin Cousin is an executive director of the WFP. She appealed to the global community to take action to achieve a world without hunger.

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appeal to 呼吁;上诉;要求

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Does the idea of working for a venture company appeal to you ?
你有没有兴趣到合资企业去工作?

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We should find peaceful ways of settling international disputes rather than appeal to arms.
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2.Ms. Cousin said, "Working together, we can all press for the changes that the world needs, including ending extreme poverty, supporting small-holder farmers and ensuring access to nutritious food all year round for the most vulnerable people by investing in social protection programs".

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access to 接近;有权使用;...的入口

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The only access to the town is across the bridge.
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In any case, access to these environments should be carefully managed and scheduled.
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参考译文

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全球各地都在庆祝世界粮食日
10月16日的今天,联合国世界粮食计划署和粮农组织一起庆祝了世界粮食日r(6oY[I-+yr=7CpoS。这些组织以对抗世界饥饿为宗旨jvYrn78vlz_G8judI9
埃瑟琳·库桑是联合国世界粮食计划署总干事,她呼吁全世界的的社团组织携手共建一个无饥饿的世界74;Ev_K*h)
库桑女士表示,“通过携手努力,我们可以推行世界所需的各类改革,包括改变极端贫困的局面,支持小农户发展,通过投资社会保障等项目,确保弱势群体每年都能获得营养食物=9]Uze~HJ3|CJ4V。”
世界粮食计划署通过在社交媒体发起“零饥饿”的话题来邀请人们共同纪念世界粮食日hk4lq8i%Cbuptk^osW.@。该组织邀请人们加入Facebook page新的社团~pA#l_spOnG(q!ey1.[。此举为Facebook用户提供了一个可以在个人页面添加一个可点击的白色圆圈的工具ugEO2#|Y@YP。该图形代表着零饥饿的目标56sq,VPN,cCp-RX-
库桑女士表示,“联合国零饥饿这一挑战代表着所有人的目标以及全球的希冀O61%KP^tLKcqfVvl5。”

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日本的非营利组织,二人餐桌(简称为TFT)也加入该组织庆祝世界粮食日kZq(YCq4w;!rOvxOf。该组织从10月16日到11月30日将举行“一百万次感恩”的活动j2r^MEc!gH4kio1JcY3C
Itadakimasu是一个日语词汇,表达了对食物的感激zAJ~5=dTab+cDYY;]G。日本人每次吃饭前都说这个单词zKyS(zh1dkD
TFT组织邀请世界各地的人们在它们的网站上上传自己的饭团的照片T+FA;AORLZKYjoCgg.uP。每上传一张照片,商家就会捐出五顿饭#oxiFxw~]sA%*[@o。该组织还在美国纽约、华盛顿和芝加哥等城市举行了筹款活动z)l.NEo7UE66aO)
WFP在2015年食品安全报告中表示,每天都有7.95亿人口遭受饥饿之苦38-AEVr&bbU3+,。与十年前相比,虽然数量有所降低t*@sBmRH;bN3mh]。但联合国秘书长潘基文表示我们的目标是在2030年前消除饥饿k.QUEr2qCc1E7,2z&
“饥饿不仅仅指食物的匮乏@o7z&4Lz7*R,J],fLC。这是一种可怕的不公正、不公平以及不平等N@.Z#E&@FlPp4-w。我们今天在这里再次承诺为保障全世界粮食安全,发起一项全球性运动来消除饥饿~z5gG](EB~CQs-d。让我们携手共建一个更健康、经济发展更快速和社会环境更加和谐的美好世界XcUHQGqc@|C&[(pQot*^。”
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重点单词
  • socialadj. 社会的,社交的 n. 社交聚会
  • securityn. 安全,防护措施,保证,抵押,债券,证券
  • donatevt. 捐赠,转移(电子) vi. 捐款
  • observev. 观察,遵守,注意到 v. 评论,庆祝
  • campaignn. 运动,活动,战役,竞选运动 v. 从事运动,参加竞
  • executiveadj. 行政的,决策的,经营的,[计算机]执行指令 n
  • celebratedadj. 著名的,声誉卓著的 动词celebrate的过
  • protectionn. 保护,防卫
  • extremeadj. 极度的,极端的 n. 极端,极限
  • challengen. 挑战 v. 向 ... 挑战