Past Events

09 Nov 2020 to 19 Nov 2020
08:00 to 18:00
Virtual

Race to Zero November Dialogues

The High-Level Champions for Global Climate Action are convening the Race to Zero Dialogues, in close collaboration with the Marrakech Partnership. The Race To Zero Dialogues will serve as critical input to the UNFCCC Climate Dialogues from 23 November – 2 Decemeber, which are advancing work to governing the rules of the Paris Agreement. Together, both Dialogues will set the stage for the Anniversary of the Paris Agreement on 12 December as the world embarks on the ‘Race to Zero’ towards COP26 in 2021.

Join UNFSS at the event on 17 Nov 2020 (15:00 GMT):

Transforming agriculture and food innovation systems to win the Race to Zero

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Race to Zero November Dialogues
06 Nov 2020
13:00
Virtual

Second Global Summit on Food Fortification - Launch Event

Co-hosted by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Micronutrient Forum and HarvestPlus, the Second Global Summit on Food Fortification Launch Event will mobilize high-level political will to pursue the unfinished agenda on large scale fortification and biofortification; and to demonstrate high-level attention and commitment to the fortification agenda across sectors and stakeholders.

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05 Nov 2020
13:00
Virtual

Agribusiness Incubation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Cross-Regional Webinar

This is the final webinar in a series of dialogues with the objective to share results, gather stakeholder feedback and validation on a Study of Agribusiness Incubation and Acceleration in Sub-Saharan Africa. This webinar will bring together the key input and exchange from the previous sub-regional webinars held in September and October 2020. The high-level panel, composed of organisations working across Africa, will share their experience and insights.

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Agribusiness Incubation Cross-Regional Webinar
04 Nov 2020
12:45
Virtual

Brazil Africa Forum 2020

The Brazil Africa Forum 2020 will gather global leaders, government and private sector representatives, academics and potential investors to exchange experiences and discuss the current international scenario under the theme “Overcoming the Challenges of the Pandemic: What’s next?”.

Join the UNFSS session (12:45 - 13:15 GMT-3):

Food systems after the pandemic: rethinking production and consumption to ensure sustainable development

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Brazil Africa Forum 2020
16 Oct 2020
08:45
Worldwide

World Food Day

This year’s #WorldFoodDay is launching a call for global solidarity to help the most vulnerable people recover from the pandemic and make food systems more sustainable and resilient.

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15 Oct 2020
20:00
Virtual

Voices of Food Systems Live

Join a global discussion with celebrity chefs, indigenous peoples, youth climate activists, small farmer businesswomen, and everyone in between, on how we must transform our food systems.

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15 Oct 2020
08:30
Worldwide

International Day of Rural Women

The International Day of Rural Women will recognize the critical role of rural women in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.

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13 Oct 2020
15:30
Virtual

Committee on World Food Security

This event will assess the global food security situation; examine the food-related impacts of COVID-19 and discuss the draft CFS Voluntary Guidelines on Food Systems and Nutrition.

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12 Oct 2020
08:30
Virtual

2020 Borlaug Dialogue

Titled Breaking New Ground, this year’s Borlaug Dialogue aims to build resilience in global food systems.

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29 Sep 2020
22:30
Worldwide

International Day of Food Loss and Waste

The day is intended to raise awareness of efforts to end the loss and waste of food, one of the key indicators of UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 12.

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15 Sep 2020
08:15
Virtual

The Seventy-Fifth Session of the United Nations General Assembly

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) will hold its annual session of policymaking and debate over two weeks in late September.

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