VIRTUAL EVENT: CFS High-Level Special Event: FOOD SYSTEMS TRANSFORMATION

VIRTUAL EVENT: CFS High-Level Special Event: FOOD SYSTEMS TRANSFORMATION

15 October 2020. Third day CFS High-Level Special Event on Global Governance of Food Security and Nutrition: FOOD SYSTEMS TRANSFORMATION

Part 1: Opening and Welcome (5 mins)

  • Moderator: Corinna Hawkes, Director, Centre for Food Policy, City University of London
  • Thanawat Tiensin, CFS Chairperson
  • International Day of Rural Women tribute by Dali Nolasco Cruz, Slow Food, Mexico

Part 2: Setting the Scene (10 mins)

  • Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary General – Keynote address on rethinking the governance of food systems to achieve SDG 2

Part 3: Rapid Fire Interventions: Responses to the keynote address, focusing on strategies to drive food systems transformation at scale. (15 mins)

  • H.E. Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko, Commissioner, Agriculture and Rural Economy, African Union
  • H.E. Jutta Urpilainen, Commissioner for International Partnerships, European Union

Part 4: Panel Discussion: Contribution of the two ongoing CFS policy processes towards sustainable food systems (60 mins).

  • H.E. Julia Klöckner, Federal Minister for Food and Agriculture, Germany
  • H.E. Mariam Al Mehairi, Minister for Food and Water Security, United Arab Emirates
  • H.E. Limber Cruz, Minister for Agriculture, Dominican Republic
  • Carlos Manuel Rodriguez, CEO, Global Environment Facility
  • Patrick Webb, Technical Advisor, Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition (GLOPAN)
  • Robert Saik, CEO AGvisorPRO, Canada and CFS Private Sector Mechanism (PSM) Representative
  • Shalmali Guttal, Executive Director, Focus on the Global South and CFS Civil Society and Indigenous Peoples’ Mechanism (CSM) representative

Part 5: Audience Interactive Question & Answer Session (60 mins)

Part 6: CFS and the 2021 Food Systems Summit (20 mins)

  • Henrietta Fore, Executive Director, UNICEF
  • Michael Fakhri, Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food
  • Agnes Kalibata, UN Food Systems Summit Special Envoy

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