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1 May 2015 to 31 October 2015
in Milan (Italy)
Organised byExpo 2015 S.p.A. was constituted in fulfilment of commitments undertaken by Government of Italy

On show at Expo 2015 [1]: the great issues of sustainable development. Expo
2015 will be a universal event displaying tradition, creativity and
innovation in the business of food. It will bring together many themes that
have already been handled by this event in the past, and set them out anew in
light of new global possibilities whose common core is the idea that everyone
on the planet should have access to food that is healthy, safe and
sufficient. Universal Expositions are six-month events taking place every
five years that develop a theme of global interest.


17 October 2016 to 22 October 2016
in Rome (Italy)
Organised byFAO, Committee on World Food Security

The 43rd meeting of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) will address
items under its workstreams arising from its Multi-year Programme of Work
(MYPoW), including, inter alia: nutrition and food systems; CFS engagement
with the SDGs; connecting smallholder farmers to rural markets; urbanization,
rural transformation and implications for food security and nutrition; and
sustainable agricultural development for food security and nutrition,
including the role of livestock. 

The dates for the event announced in the Summary Report of the 42nd Session
of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS 42) [1] (page 14) published by
the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) but has not
yet been announced on the CFS website.


Karsten Weitzenegger posted Information 21 June 2013

Social Protection and Food Security – What Works? – Empirical Evidence
Date | Wednesday, 10.July 2013, 10h00 – 17h00
Venue | Universitätsclub Bonn - Konviktstrasse 9, 53113 Bonn, Germany
Language: English

26 October 2015 to 30 October 2015
in Milan (Italy)
Organised bySahel and West Africa Club (SWAC)

From 26-30 October, The Sahel and West Africa Club (SWAC) of the OECD will
participate at Expo Milano around the theme of food security.

From15 June 2016
in Brussels 1000 (Belgium)
Organised byGovernment of the Netherlands, European Commission

This session includes a panel with David Nabarro, Special Adviser on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and representatives from civil society, the pri

Isabelle Denis uploaded a new Document 8 April 2016

This 4 page brochure, published in March 2016, reviews EU and FAO cooperation with a strengthened focus on the shared goal of eradicating extreme poverty and hunger. The main areas of cooperation are:

From10 July 2013
in 53113 Bonn (Germany)
Organised byGIZ/BMZ

Expert Meeting invited by GIZ and German BMZ.
Register by e-mail to [1]


Sarah Cummings posted Information 18 November 2015

Initiaited by the French government, the 4/1000 Initiative engages stakeholders in shifting towards resilient agriculture throug

From17 November 2015
in NW Washington , DC 20007 (United States)
Organised byEmbassy of France; World Resources Institute; Office for Science & Technology at the Embassy of France in the United States

France will host the Conference of the Parties (COP 21) in Paris from
November 30 to December 11 to reach an agreement that will put the world on
track to limit global warming to 1.5° or 2° C. Our capacity to feed 9.5
billion people in 2050 in a context of climate change will depend on our
ability to keep our soils alive. France is proposing to take concrete actions
to improve the health of soils by sequestering organic matter [1]. More
information about this conference is available here [2].