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The People's Summit

The UN Food Systems Summit, held during the UN General Assembly in New York on September 23, set the stage for global food systems transformation to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

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Special Envoy Agnes Kalibata

Special Envoy: A new deal for People, Planet and Prosperity

The Summit is one moment that is important irrespective of where we are in the world. It is an opportunity for world leaders to step forward.

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The FS Coordination HUB

The FS Coordination HUB

Following the 2021 Summit, the UN Food Systems Coordination Hub acts as the catalyst inside the UN system in relation to food systems and the 2030 Agenda.

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Science and knowledge for the Summit

The Science Reader brings research-based, state-of-the-art, solution-oriented knowledge and evidence to inform the transformation of contemporary food systems.

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Food systems hold the power to realize our shared vision for a better world.”

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The Road to 2030

Through food systems transformation we can build a just and resilient world where no one is left behind.

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The future of the world depends on good food. Gather with your friends and family for a healthy climate-friendly meal each week.

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Laying Down Tracks Podcast: Episode 4 - Equitable Livelihoods, Gender Equality and Aquatic Foods
Equitable Livelihoods, Gender Equality and Aquatic Foods

“We need women’s voices and leadership to be prominent in food systems. It’s the only way to guarantee that food systems are just,” says Jemimah Njuki, Director for Africa at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Lead of the Summit’s Gender Lever of Change, who joins Aaron Niederhelman as co-host in this conversation about equitable livelihoods, gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Aquatic foods in the future can become a key forum for equality and inclusion. Guest in this episode, Shakuntala Thilsted, Global Lead for Nutrition and Public Health at WorldFish, and 2021 World Food Prize Laureate, explains how she hopes that winning the Food Prize will inspire young women and girls to study science: “It is extremely rewarding, extremely invigorating-you can reach far - and you can have a good time!”

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Indigenous Peoples are the best stewards of our environment

Commitments to support a hub for indigenous knowledge would provide a resource to help countries identify ways to conserve agricultural biodiversity and develop sustainable food production practices.

UN Special Envoy calls for a focus on food at next climate talks to limit global heating and prevent future famines

Speaking at COP26 in Glasgow, Dr. Agnes Kalibata warned that millions could suffer food insecurity if climate negotiations did not address links with food and agriculture.

Nearly 300 commitments highlights Summit’s inclusive process to accelerate action

Civil society, farmers, youth, Indigenous Peoples, Member States and countless others joined the historic UN Food Systems Summit on September 23. Over 51,000 people tuned in from 193 countries, all ready to tackle global hunger, climate change and biodiversity loss for true food systems transformation.


Independent Dialogues Public Forum

Celebrate the bold leaders taking action through Dialogues as we approach a milestone of 1,000 Independent Dialogues. This virtual event will provide an opportunity for Independent Convenors and other key players in the Food Systems Summit Dialogues Programme to reflect on their experiences with the Dialogues process and to celebrate their accomplishments and contributions made during and beyond the Summit. Join us at Session 1 - 8:00 CET or Session 2 - 17:00 CET.

Transforming food systems for better nutrition, health, and prosperity for all: A virtual event in support of the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit

On the eve of the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021 the UNFSS Secretariat is hosting this event to underscore the linkage between nutrition and food systems, and to heighten global awareness, momentum, and actions toward delivering on the promise of the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition (2016-2025), and nine years remaining to deliver on the 2030 Agenda. Join us from 11:00 EAT / 17:00 JST.

Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit

The Nutrition for Growth Summit will be an important opportunity to set the world on a path to achieving the SDG targets – in particular, to end malnutrition in all its forms by 2030 and to strengthen the link between diet, food systems and health. The goal is to galvanize commitments from governments, civil society, the private sector, donor agencies and the UN to end malnutrition in all of its forms.

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In partnership with the Government of Italy, the Pre-Summit took place in Rome from 26–28 July 2021. The event set the stage for the upcoming Summit on 23 Septemeber 2021 by bringing together diverse actors from around the world to leverage the power of food systems to deliver progress on all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Good Food For All 

Good food keeps us healthy. It helps us reach our potential. It strengthens our communities, powers our economies, and protects our planet. But not everyone gets good food every day, and this has to change. The Summit is bringing together everyone – farmers, Indigenous Peoples, young people and citizens from across the globe – to carve a path to a world where good food for all is a reality. Join us and take your first action...

Summit Community

Summit Community

The Summit Community is a highly collaborative space to guide the science, solutions, concepts and outcomes of the Summit. The platform is open to anyone with an interest in food systems at all levels, and will be a key entry point for stakeholder engagement on defining the solutions. 

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