Latest Past Events

Good Food For All – Averting a COVID-19 hunger crisis [EN/FR]

** Français ci-dessous** Join the Ceres2030 and the SDG2 Advocacy Hub for a virtual event to be held on July 21, 2020, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. (CET). COVID-19 has caused massive disruptions to almost every aspect of our food systems, making the invisible visible. New hunger numbers released on July 13 in the 2020 State of Nutrition and Food Security in the World report and costing from Ceres2030 will drive the conversation on greater equity and the path to delivering good food for all. Date: 21 July, 1:30pm to 3:00pm (CEST) Interpretation:  Simultaneous interpretation into French will be available. Check out the event webpage here. Speakers Introductory remarks Maximo Torero, Assistant Director-General, Economic and Social Development Department, FAO Carin Smaller, Director, Agriculture, Trade and Investment, International Institute for Sustainable development (IISD) – Ceres2030 Panelists Agnes Kalibata, UN Special Envoy for 2021 Food Systems Summit  Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, Canada  Thanawat Tiensin, Chairperson of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS)  Esther Penunia, Asian Farmers' Association  Elizabeth Mpofu, Via Campesina  Gerda Verburg, Coordinator of the Scaling Up Nutrition [...]

“Dealing with Extreme Weather in Agriculture”

This web-conference organised by the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) will address the threats that extreme weather conditions pose to global food security and rural livelihoods. Bringing together a multidisciplinary group of speakers, the online event will present findings that contribute to a better quantification of climate and weather risks in agricultural production and provide insights into efficient risk management solutions.  See here for more information.

“How to ensure a Just Transition towards net zero? State of play from Scotland, New Zealand, France and the UK”

This web-conference, organised by the Scottish Government's Paris Hub in partnership with IDDRI and with the support of Sciences Po's  "Make it work" initiative, will present Scotland's approach to climate change and the just transition. The experiences of France, New Zealand and the UK in these areas will also be explored. For further details and information on how to register, see here.