01 Dec 2021
08:45
Tokyo, Japan

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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01 Nov 2021
09:00
Glasgow, Scotland

UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26)

The twenty-sixth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) to the UNFCCC will take place in November 2021 in Glasgow.

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17 May 2021
22:00
Kunming, China

UN Biodiversity Conference

The fifteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will review the achievement and delivery of the CBD’s Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020. It is also anticipated that the final decision on the post-2020 global biodiversity framework will be taken, together with decisions on related topics including capacity building and resource mobilization.

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Convention on Biological Diversity 15
06 Mar 2021
14:00
Virtual
Summit Dialogues

Nepal Food Systems Youth Dialogue

The Youth For Environment Education and Development Foundation (YFEED Foundation), Real Food Systems, Power Shift Nepal (PSN), and the Youth Focus Group on UNFSS at the Major Group for Children and Youth (MGCY) are hosting a national virtual consultation to build youth engagement and support for the Food Systems Summit. Join from 14:00 Nepal Standard Time.

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26 Feb 2021
14:00 to 16:00
Virtual
Action Tracks, UNFSS

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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25 Feb 2021
16:00
Virtual
Community

Transforming Agriculture in African Least Developed Countries

As part of the Africa Regional Review of Least Developed Countries (22-26 February 2021), co-hosted by the UN Economic Commission for Africa and the Government of Malawi, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is leading a session on “Transforming Agriculture for Sustainable Development and Food Security in African Least Developed Countries”. The session's keynote speech will be given by FAO’s Chief Economist, Maximo Torero, and closing remarks provided by UN Special Envoy for the Food Systems Summit, Agnes Kalibata. Languages: English, French and Portuguese, from 16:00 CET.

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25 Feb 2021
14:00 to 16:00
Virtual
Action Tracks, UNFSS

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. 

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23 Feb 2021 to 25 Feb 2021
16:00 to 19:45
Virtual
Community

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.

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10 Feb 2021
14:30 to 15:30
Virtual
Levers of Change, UNFSS

Lever of Change – Innovation Public Forum

You are invited to join this Public Forum and exchange ideas on the role of 'innovation' as an enabler for scale, and pace of addressing food systems transformation. This Forum will bring together a wide network of diverse voices from public, private, civil society, farmer and consumer, innovator communities, experts and others. Your contributions will help to shape the innovation agenda of the Summit. Join us from 14:30 CET.

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10 Feb 2021
12:00 to 15:00
Virtual
Community

CCGP32 - Sanitary measures and trade in Africa: priority to food safety

The French government will convene the first virtual session of a technical Codex Alimentarius committee with a focus on the modernization of the elaboration process of world reference standards dedicated to food safety and quality in international trade. A side-event in the margins of the plenary session will be dedicated to the project of harmonizing food laws at the continental level, a key for the success of the free-trade African continental area initiated by the African Union in 2019. Join UNFSS at this event from 12:00pm CET.

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09 Feb 2021
10:00
Virtual
Summit Dialogues

Making food systems equitable: An African dialogue on gender and food systems

This dialogue is one in a series of regional dialogues to discuss how we can achieve the triple goal of gender equality, sustainable and healthy food systems. It will bring together scientists, farmers and farmer organizations, policy makers, consumers, private sector and others to discuss and share solutions. Join the UNFSS Custodian for Gender and Women’s Empowerment, Dr. Jemimah Njuki, from 10:00am CET

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08 Feb 2021
15:00 to 17:00
Virtual
Action Tracks, UNFSS

Action Track 4 Private Sector Consultation

Action Track 4 is concentrating on the livelihoods at the various points within food systems - from the small-scale farmer to the retailer - and how we advance equity throughout. Over the past two months, we have sourced solutions through public consultations and surveys, and would now like to hear perspectives and ideas from the private sector to help further refine our approach. Join us from 09:00 EST / 15:00 CET.

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08 Feb 2021 to 11 Feb 2021
09:30 to 17:30
Virtual
Community

Committee on World Food Security (CFS47)

The CFS 47 Plenary session will be held on 8 - 11 February 2021 with the theme "Making a difference in food security and nutrition”. To enrich and complement the CFS 47 and to give its partners and stakeholders an opportunity to highlight their work, CFS will organize 12 virtual side events over the four days – 3 per day, in parallel during the lunch break. Join UNFSS at this event.

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04 Feb 2021
14:30 to 16:30
Virtual
Action Tracks, UNFSS

Action Track 5 Second Public Forum

Bring your voice to the Summit! Action Track 5 focuses on building resilience to vulnerabilities, shocks and stresses – ensuring that food systems, which are affected by conflict, environmental and economic shocks and stresses, can maintain functionality, recover from the effects of harmful events, and improve to a better-off state. 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 14:30pm CET.

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04 Feb 2021
10:00
Virtual
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Bonding science and policy to accelerate food systems transformation

Exploring the latest research and policy related advances with a “real-world” lens, this high-level event will mobilise dialogue across multiple perspectives to achieve greater alignement and action, and make a significant contribution to the debate on both where to put combined efforts and how to strengthen science-policy linkages towards the UN Food Systems Summit and beyond. Hosted by the Government of France, join UNFSS at this event from 10:00 - 16:30 CET.

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03 Feb 2021
17:15
Virtual
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Food Thinkers: Food Systems Summit and achieving the SDGs

In this seminar, Special Envoy Agnes Kalibata will lay out the emerging vision for how the Food Systems Summit can empower people to leverage food systems as accelerators of progress to realize the vision of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. She will share the latest progress, as well as reflect on what she identifies as the critical needs in 2021 in order to deliver on the Summit’s promise. Join UNFSS at this event from 17:15pm UTC.

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03 Feb 2021
10:00 to 11:30
Virtual
Action Tracks, UNFSS

Action Track 2 Second Public Forum

Bring your voice to the Summit! Action Track 2 focuses on seeking solutions to realize a shift to sustainably produced food, strengthen local value chains and improve nutrition (especially amongst the most vulnerable), and reuse and recycle food resources so that we can half food waste. 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 10:00am CET.

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02 Feb 2021
13:00
Virtual
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Fifth Global Meeting of the Indigenous Peoples' Forum at IFAD

The Forum will focus on the value of indigenous food systems: resilience in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic; and is a platform for meaningful dialogue where Indigenous Peoples’ representatives convey their concerns, requests and recommendations to improve the partnership with IFAD and the effectiveness of its engagement with Indigenous Peoples. Taking place on 2, 3, 4 and 15 February 2021. Join UNFSS at this event.

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01 Feb 2021
15:00 to 17:00
Virtual
Action Tracks, UNFSS

Action Track 4 Second Public Forum

Bring your voice to the Summit! Action Track 4 is concentrating on the livelihoods at the various points within food systems - from the small-scale farmer to the retailer - and how we advance equity throughout. 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 15:00pm CET.

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25 Jan 2021
17:15
Virtual
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The Davos Agenda - Transforming Food Systems and Land Use

Agriculture remains a major driver of water use, climate change and nature loss. With the Biodiversity COP15 and the UN Food Systems Summit scheduled for 2021, this Leadership Panel will examine how to scale inclusive action to transform our food systems, improve farmer livelihoods and restore nature. Join UNFSS at this event from 17:15 - 18:00 CET.

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