The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition would like to invite you to the launch of its new policy brief: "Preventing nutrient loss and waste across the food system: Policy actions for high-quality diets", which argues that a red
Stories and successes from realizing the SDGs in the South Indian context in dialogue with indigenous perspectives in Mexico. Topics include: bio-cultural (esp seed) diversity, food sovereignty, health, sustainable livelihoods, and the relationship b
The Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF) is an online platform which aims to shift mindsets and inspire action towards a circular economy.
It invites people to share disruptive ideas and stories on a number of topics and attracts a worldwide audien
Title: The Role of Biodiversity for Nutrition Security: Exploring the importance of SDG2.5 and contributions for increased awareness
Organisers: The Crop Trust, The Netherlands, SDG2 Advocacy Hub
This proposed event will introduce the Foo
A side event hosted by EAT in collaboration with the Governments of Norway, Sweden, Finland, Indonesia and the Nordic Council of Ministers. This side event will convene global leaders and experts involved in Noncommunicable Diseases and food system c
The Sustainable Food Systems Programme of the UN One Planet network (10YFP) is a multi-stakeholder partnership with the aim to accelerate the shift towards sustainable consumption and production patterns in all areas related to food.
Every year, one-third of the world’s food is never consumed—costing the global economy $940 billion and contributing to 8 percent of greenhouse gases.
Join Champions 12.3 for a special event that will assess global progress toward Sustainable Develo
Every year, millions of children under-five die from preventable causes such as pneumonia. Urgent action and financing is require to meet the SDGs associated with child survival. Save the Children, UNICEF, GSK, Global Citizen and Global Financing Fac
On 24 May 2018, the Security Council unanimously endorsed resolution 2417, paving the way for the international community to address conflict-induced hunger. Join global leaders committed to a world with Zero Hunger, as we discuss how this sign of po
Global Citizen convenes the best minds in movement building to equip change-makers, marketers and everyday citizens with the tools they need to understand, learn from, and share best practices. Through a series of keynotes, fireside chats and TED sty
Sound decisions can only be made from good information. Yet, each year $239B is invested --and critical policy decisions made-- in agriculture in low and middle-income countries without good and recent data. The data gaps in agriculture are widesprea
Indian Federation of Culinary Association (IFCA) for the first time are organizing the World Heritage Cuisine Summit & Food Festival in the city of Amritsar from 12th to the 14th of October. The event will have two chefs each from over 40 countries
Taking place in New York City’s Central Park, gathering headliners the Weeknd, Janet Jackson, John Legend, to name a few.
The musical artists will stand together with activists, music fans, and millions of Global Citizens across the globe to call o
UNSDSN and Barilla’s International Forum on Food and Nutrition will bring together actors from gov’t, civil society, research and the private sector for interdisciplinary discussion on issues of nutrition and sustainability. At the Forum, speakers an
Pairing three African chefs with nutrition students from NYU, the Kitchen Connection Cooking Challenge will ask the teams to curate time-sensitive, nutritionally appropriate, inexpensive dishes with a limited number of ingredients. This event aims
A thought leadership panel hosted by Kellogg Company, FReSH and SDG2 Advocacy Hub focused on Sustainable Development Goal 2 and food system resilience. Convened alongside the UN General Assembly, this event will create integrated discussions to drive
The health impacts from climate change are well documented. From the increased frequency and severity of heatwaves to the spread of tropical diseases, climate change is expected to place increased stress on human health over the coming decades. On it
On 25 September, the anniversary of the Sustainable Development Goals, thousands of individuals, organisations, institutions, and businesses across the globe are taking actions for the SDGs. Join this movement to show world leaders how many people an
Convened by Agritecture and AgTech X, a curated week exploring agriculture’s role within the Sustainable City movement, bringing together entrepreneurs, architects, city officials and researches to learn more about how agriculture fits into future ci
UNGA Week brings together a community of global citizens and progressive thought leaders around theme #2030Now. The Summit will explore how we can unlock technology’s potential to make the world a better place. Some of the speakers include Kathy Calv
An engaging discussion that will gather local and global actors from across nutrition, agriculture, and food to introduce the work of the SDG2 Advocacy Hub and discuss upcoming advocacy tied to Global Citizen’s Mandela 100 campaign. The conversations
Rethink Events is delighted to announce Singapore's first Rethink Agri-Food Innovation Week, taking place on November 27-29, 2018 at the heart of the technology innovation gateway for Southeast Asia.
Across three days, the summit will investigate the
As shifts in public opinion alter the competitive landscape in which farmers and companies in global food systems operate, how are they responding?
Following the success of our inaugural Future of Agriculture Summit, join us this November as we enco
Improving food security and nutrition is critical to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but the world is not on track to end hunger and malnutrition by 2030. How can we accelerate progress in transforming our agri-food systems to meet
Nutrition is emerging as a promising new investment sector – connect with experts, investors and high impact businesses in a first of a kind marketplace in Africa.
The Nutrition Africa Investor Forum, to be held in Nairobi (Kenya) during World Food
The Sanitation and Water for All Partnership (SWA), the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement, Every Woman Every Child and the Global Partnership for Education, will host an interactive breakfast discussion during the upcoming High-level Political Forum. The
A joint CFS and UNSCN side event at the 2018 High Level Political Forum.
For more information and registration: https://t.co/pbFgOKznYH
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the Permanent Representation of Canada and the Permanent Representation of Jamaica will co-host a side-event on “Investing for Reshaping Food Systems” to take place in the margins of the Unite
Food & Retail Innovation: 17th July, 1pm - 9pm, The Jetty at Greenwich Peninsula
The day will unearth how experience, personalisation and optimisation are driving an ever changing and exciting food and retail landscape as well as the cutting-edge ma
Tuesday’s events will bring together a wider audience of chefs, suppliers, foodies and food industry members to discuss a range of topics. In the morning, attendees will focus on the Chefs Network and brainstorm how to further its reach and impact as
Wednesday’s events will look at some of the key challenges facing today’s food industry and society more generally. For World Refugee Day, Mazi Mas’s refugee chefs are invited to cook with Manifesto chefs in an event to raise awareness around refugee
The final day of the Action Hub’s launch week will be led by chef Merlin Labron-Johnson have Manifesto chefs cook at a Refettorio Felix, a dining space established to support vulnerable local communities. It is part of Massimo Bottura’s non-profit or
Thursday’s events for the launch of the London Action Hub will focus on inclusion within the food industry. Run by Anna Sulan Masing, Romy Gill and Victoria Stewart, the morning session focuses on the importance of empowering women within the food in
A chef focused-day that brings together senior industry chefs and young/junior chefs from varying backgrounds to share knowledge on topics such as cooking styles, recipes, supply chain tips and future food concepts with the aim of teaching and inspir
Launch of World Food Programmes's World Food Assistance: Preventing Food Crises report. Find the news release here.
About this report:
Chronic hunger is increasing, and food crises are spreading and intensifying. World Food Assistance 2018: Preve
The World Council of Churches, World Evangelical Alliance and All Africa Conference of Churches, along with church-related humanitarian organizations and a coalition of church-related networks and organizations and partners, are promoting 10 June 201
From ingredient apps to blockchain-enabled produce trackers, technology is disrupting the traditional food system and making transparency its new bedrock. Consumers increasingly want to know more concerning the origin, quality, sustainability, and tr
Join us as we explore opportunities to build much more ambitious and effective links between the public and the private sectors to help improve the food environment, and enable better dietary choices.
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the Permanent Representation of Canada and the Permanent Representation of Jamaica have applied for a side-event on “Investing for Reshaping Food Systems” to take place as part of the ECOSOC F
The General Assembly is the most significant event for the institutional life of WFO and the farming community, and this year will be focused on Shaping the Future of Sustainable Agriculture in a Changing Climate, with a view to promote the key role
The African Development Bank strongly believes that engaging with Civil Society will help it achieve its priorities of inclusive, sustainable development. Since the beginning of his mandate, President Akinwumi Adesina has stressed the importance of e
The European Union, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) launch a new report today sounding the alarm regarding surging levels of acute hunger.
Read the news release
The 2018 Summit will bring together leaders from state, tribal, and local governments, business, and citizens from around the world, to demonstrate how the tide has turned in the race against climate change, showcase climate action taking place aroun
Around the globe, millions of people, businesses, and landmarks set aside an hour to host events, switch off their lights, and make noise for climate change action. This year Earth Hour is at 8:30pm on 24 March 2018.
Read more about the event here:
A list of documents about this regional conference can be found here.
FAO will host this 2-day International Symposium on Agroecology for Food Security and Nutrition, as a means to allow experts and advocates to debate Agroecology, an emerging set of practices that seek to apply ecological concepts and principles to th
The Regional Conference will discuss how to strengthen the Food and Nutrition Security Plan of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (FSN-CELAC) and other strategies that can help countries of the region to achieve Zero Hunger, while a
The FAO Regional Conference for Africa (ARC 2018) is held once every two years, with attendees at the Ministers of Agriculture level expected; in addition to observers from countries outside the Region, international, regional and Arab Organizations.
The forum was held to develop public policy recommendations to promote gender equality and the rights of indigenous women, strengthen their decision making and seek ways to reduce the poverty and discrimination gap they face.
Representatives from i
Global Citizen festival in Central Park, New York. Advocacy festival with audience of 60,000 in person and millions around the world online. Chance for commitments and accountability.
The World Food Prize is awarded for a specific, exceptionally significant, individual achievement at any point along the full range of the food production and distribution chain.
Fields of achievement include, but are not limited to: soil and land;
International Coalition for Advocacy on Nutrition (ICAN) is comprised of numerous international organizations working to improve policies and scale-up investments in nutrition.
The 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) will take place from 22nd to 29th January 2018, under the theme “Winning the Fight against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation”
2018 theme for International World Chefs Day has yet to be released.
The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is the foremost inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for all stakeholders to work together to ensure food security and nutrition for all.
The Worldchefs Congress & Expo brings together more than 100 member countries and industry leaders to learn about culinary trends and innovations, compete on a global scale.
Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2018 – Asia on a Plate - is taking place in Kual
The Agriculture, Nutrition & Health (ANH) Academy is a global research network in agriculture and food systems for improved nutrition and health to serve as a platform for learning and sharing. We invite the global community of researchers and resear
The 6th Annual Menus of Change Leadership Summit will include a special emphasis on the following topics:
- Plant-Forward: Focusing and Accelerating an Industry Mega-Trend.
- Scaling Change: Driving Better Practices in High-Volume Agriculture and Food
Seeds&Chips - The Global Food Innovation Summit is the top Food Innovation event worldwide. We are dedicated to showcasing national and international talent and cutting-edge solutions from around the world.
The schedule will be released in March.
The theme for 2018's conference is "LEGENDS OF FLAVOR: World Cuisines, Immigrant Kitchens, and the Future of American Food".
The Convention on Biodiversity acknowledges the fact that biodiversity is affected by climate change, and that biodiversity, through the ecosystem services it supports, also makes an important contribution to both climate-change mitigation and
Convened annually by the Council’s Global Agricultural Development Initiative, the symposium on global agriculture and food security provides a platform for discussion about the US government and international community’s progress on addressing the p
The 2nd Inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit is focused on Exploring the Paradox of Hunger and Obesity. This one-day event will feature more than three dozen different speakers from the food and agriculture field. Researchers, farmers, chefs, policy mak
The Inaugural Seattle Food Tank Summit is focused on Growing Food Policy. This one-day event will feature more than three dozen different speakers from the food and agriculture field. Researchers, farmers, chefs, policy makers, government officials,
The theme for 2018 is ‘My Food’.
SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. The event, an essential destination for global professionals, features sessions, showcases, screenings, exhibitions, an
The 4th Annual Washing DC Food Tank Summit is focused on Cultivating the Next Generation of Young Food Leaders. This one-day event will feature more than three dozen different speakers from the food and agriculture field. Researchers, farmers, chefs,
InterAction 2018 provides an opportunity to engage with attendees from NGOs as well as business, government and academic sectors at the largest annual gathering of international development and humanitarian professionals.
Providing unparalleled netw
The 10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) on the subject "Shaping the Future of Livestock – sustainably, responsibly, efficiently” will be held in Berlin from 18-th to 20-th January 2018.
The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) i
This event aims to raise attention to the many entry points the food systems offer as well as the numerous opportunities for investments to positively impact nutrition. The UN General Assembly declared 2016-2025 the Decade of Action on Nutrition and
Canada's G7 Themes:
- Investing in Growth that Works For Everyone
- Preparing for Jobs of the Future
- Advancing Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment
- Working Together on Climate Change, Oceans and Clean Energy
- Building a More Peaceful and Secure W
To mark the 15th anniversary of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, GAIN Nordic and the United Nations World Food Programme’s Nordic Office invite partners and other stakeholders for a conference to underline the importance of nutrition to ac
"World Refugee Day is an expression of solidarity with people who have been uprooted from their homes by war or persecution." -Antonio Guterres
The theme for World Refugee Day 2018 has yet to be released.
All dimensions of food security- food availability, access and use- are at risk in areas with high HIV/AIDS prevalence.
The theme for World AIDS Day 2018 has not yet been released.
current large movements of people are presenting complex challenges. More people have been forced to flee their homes than at any time since the Second World War due to increased conflict and political instability. Conflict and climate change are ine
Desertification is the degradation of land in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas. It is caused primarily by human activities and climatic variations. Desertification does not refer to the expansion of existing deserts. It occurs because dryland
World Environment Day aims to mobilize and unite the world’s population on a project for the sustainable management of the world's oceans. They are a major source of food and medicines and a critical part of the biosphere.
The theme for World Enviro
World Food Day is a chance to show our commitment to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2 – to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030.
It’s also a day for us to celebrate the progress we have already made towards reaching #ZeroHunger.
The theme for World Food
The theme for International Day of Peace 2018 is not yet released.
Sustainable Gastronomy Day acknowledges gastronomy as a cultural expression related to the natural and cultural diversity of the world. It also reaffirms that all cultures and civilizations are contributors and crucial enablers of sustainable develop
The theme for International Day of Biological Diversity 2018 is "Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity". The theme was chosen to mark the 25th anniversary of the entry into force of the Convention on Biological Diversity and to highlight pr
Earth Day is celebrated to remind each of us that the Earth and its ecosystems provide us with life and sustenance.
It also recognizes a collective responsibility, as called for in the 1992 Rio Declaration, to promote harmony with nature and the Ear
The theme for World Health Day 2018 is Universal Health Coverage: everyone, everywhere. The slogan is “Health for All”.
WHO is calling on world leaders to live up to the pledges they made when they agreed the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015, a
The Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development is a ground-breaking annual event that will bring together the global community taking action to make the Sustainable Development Goals a reality. It will recognize and celebrate the innovator
World Wildlife Day is an opportunity to celebrate the many beautiful and varied forms of wild fauna and flora and to raise awareness of the multitude of benefits that conservation provides to people. At the same time, the Day reminds us of the urgent
This year’s theme – Nature for Water – explores how we can use nature to overcome the water challenges of the 21st century.
Environmental damage, together with climate change, is driving the water-related crises we see around the world. Floods, d
2018 theme: “Time is Now: Rural & urban activists transforming women’s lives” Highlighting all who are working relentlessly to claim women’s rights & realize their full potential. #PressforProgress
International Women's Day (March 8) is a global d
The three priorities of G20 in Argentina are:
- The future of work
- Infrastructure for development
- A sustainable food future
The third priority- a sustainable food future- focuses specifically on improving social productivity by sustainable means.
The theme will be "Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies". The set of goals to be reviewed in depth will be the following, including Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustai
There is no silver bullet solution, nor a single path to tackling the complex health and environmental challenges presented by our global food systems. Difficult trade-offs will need to be made and inconvenient truths faced.
At the 2018 EAT Stockhol
The World Economic Forum on Latin America will gather over 700 global and regional leaders from government, business and civil society at a decisive time for Latin America, as an intense electoral cycle over the next two years promises far-reaching p
Our first meetings for the year will be a Networking and Sharing call held on 22nd January 2018 from 2pm to 4pm:
Please come to present summary of plans for 2018.
We will ask participants to speak to what Events they are focused on in 2018 and als