During October’s World Food Week, the UN Chief António Guterres announced that the UN Food Systems Summit is scheduled to take place in September 2021. The event will be held at UN Headquarters in New York, in conjunction with the next UN General Assembly opening session.

In a video message, Mr. Guterres highlighted the importance of food systems, and their impact on economies, environment and health, but warned that they are “one of the main reasons we are failing to stay within our planet’s ecological boundaries”.

 

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