The 2021 Food Systems Summit
The Secretary-General will convene this Summit to launch bold new actions to transform the way the world produces and consumes food, delivering progress on all 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

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The success of the Food Systems Summit depends on the engagement of citizens all over the world. You can convene an Independent Dialogue and contribute directly to the Summit’s ambitious vision and objectives.

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The Community platform is open to everyone with an interest in contributing to transforming food systems. Gather with like-minded people to lend your ideas to the discussion. Follow the Action Tracks and much more!

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By becoming a #FoodSystemsHero, you are joining the global movement for safe, accessible, sustainable and equitable food systems - and making a commitment to learn, share, gather and act for food systems transformation.

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Global food systems can only be truly transformed with a people’s summit

In this opinion piece for Devex, UN Special Envoy Agnes Kalibata discusses how food systems can be transformed by sharing platforms, ideas, and learnings on a global level.

Breaking the vicious circle of hunger and conflict

At this challenging time, we must not forget how important the world’s 500 million small-scale farms are for building global peace and food security. The Food Systems Summit will be an opportunity to lay the foundations for the sustainable food systems of the future —and the peace and prosperity of future generations depend upon it.

Food systems “game changers”: reflections so far

Food systems as currently governed leave too much devastation in their wake: rising hunger numbers, 1 in 3 people malnourished, environmental degradation, unsustainable greenhouse gas emissions, inequality and vulnerability. We all want to find and implement actions that can change the ways in which food systems operate, the so-called “game changers”.

Events

Manitoba Protein Summit

Are you interested in learning more about sustainable protein industry growth, market and consumer insights, and protein innovation? Join the 2021 Manitoba Protein Summit to hear views including from Alison Cairns, Partnerships Lead for the Food Systems Summit, Nourish Food Marketing (Canada), Big Idea Ventures (New York), and beyond.

Action Track 1 Second Public Forum

Bring your voice to the Summit! Action Track 1 focuses on the goal of ensuring access to safe and nutritious food for all, and plans to look at this through three lenses – hunger, healthy diets, and food safety. In this second Public Forum, we want to canvas our current thinking on our game-changing ideas, and create an opportunity for you to participate so that we can listen to your input and ideas. Join us from 14:00pm CET. 

Action Track 3 Second Public Forum

Bring your voice to the Summit! Action Track 3 focuses on boosting nature-positive production systems at scale to globally meet the fundamental human right to healthy and nutritious food while operating within planetary boundaries. In this second Public Forum, we want to canvas our current thinking on our game-changing ideas, and create an opportunity for you to participate so that we can listen to your input and ideas. Join us from 14:00pm CET.

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