UN Global Compact | Global Dialogue Series | Webinar II: Ending rural poverty: how to double small producer income and productivity?
21 September, 2016 — Convened in support of the UN Secretary-General’s Zero Hunger Challenge as the second in a series of Global Dialogues on food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture, this webinar will feature expert and practitioner insights on ending rural poverty through sustainable livelihoods and decent rural employment. A multi-stakeholder discussion will identify key areas where business can have a positive impact, and ways in which companies, individually or in partnership, can support small-scale food producers to double their income and productivity and sustainably feed a growing population. To register, please click here.
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Register today for the June 1st Webinar hosted by UN Global Compact on how businesses can help support the delivery of Zero Hunger for all.
Date: 21 April, 2016
Location: Conference Room 5, United Nations Headquarters
Coordinators: Executive Office of the Secretary-General and Brookings Institution
The round-table discussion will showcase pathways to transform and benchmark food systems, from production to consumption, through individual and collective action. It will consider how investments in food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture can pay dividends across the whole of the 2030 Agenda, beyond SDG2: actively contributing to ending poverty, delivering equality and safeguarding the planet. It will do so by bringing together stakeholders from different parts of the food and agriculture value chain, exploring the experience of effective and innovative multi-stakeholder stewardship models, and taking into account the importance of evidence-based frameworks that consider needs, policies and resources. The round-table will discuss how supporters, participants and champions of the Zero Hunger Challenge can mobilize political leadership and coordinate action to deliver sustainable, inclusive and resilient food and nutrition systems.
For more information on the Policy Room Discussion: contact us.
For more on the PGA’s High Level Thematic Debate on Achieving the SDGs, visit here.
- Delivering Zero Hunger – Demonstrating Impact - High Level Side Event (September 25, 2014)
Date: September 25, 2014
Time: 13:15 – 14:30
Location: Conference Room 4 (GAB), United Nations Headquarters
The Zero Hunger Challenge is the United Nations Secretary-General’s vision for a future without hunger.
The Delivering Zero Hunger – Demonstrating Impact High Level Event provides a platform for Zero Hunger champions to benchmark transformative partnerships, showcase innovative actions, and announce new commitments.Co-hosts:
- His Excellency Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of the Netherlands;
- His Excellency Charles Flanagan, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland;
- Her Excellency Rosario Robles Berlanga, Secretary of Social Development of Mexico;
- Mr José Graziano da Silva, Director-General of FAO;
- Mr Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of IFAD; and
- Ms Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of WFP
Please join us and help move our world toward a future without hunger.
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Join some of the world’s freshest thinkers to discuss how we reach our global goal to end hunger, achieve food security and improve nutrition as well as promoting sustainable agriculture.
- Date: September 26, 2015
- Time: 13:15 – 14:30
- Location: Conference Room 4, United Nations Headquarters
- Watch the event video here
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