In 2021, UN Secretary-General António Guterres will convene a Food Systems Summit as part of the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The Summit will launch bold new actions to deliver progress on all 17 SDGs, each of which relies to some degree on healthier, more sustainable and equitable food systems.
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This session will listen to the priorities of member states, review the current state of food insecurity, showcase some of the potential solutions emerging from the Summit, and introduce an emerging Coalition of Action to End Hunger that aims to align and mobilise resources to support national action to end hunger by 2030.
Almost a year ago, the Food Systems Dashboard, the first dashboard that collects country-level data across all components of the food system, was launched. Today, the Dashboard contains over 200 indicators that measure components, drivers, and outcomes of food systems at the country level.
-The Special Annual Meeting 2021 in Singapore will be the first global leadership event to address worldwide recovery from the pandemic. This in-person meeting will bring together leaders to focus on shaping solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.
The ambition of the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit is to launch a collective journey of transforming our food systems to give us the best possible chance of delivering on the 2030 agenda. Everyone has a role to play in this. Only by coming together and challenging one another we can spark new ideas and create meaningful impact.
Following opening remarks by the moderator, panelists will be invited to address the guiding questions (see below). Following these interventions, Member States, observers and civil society are encouraged to ask questions or raise issues in response to the interventions made.
Action Track 1 (AT1) strives to identify game-changing ideas to transform food systems and achieve the goal of ensuring access to safe and nutritious food for all. This second Public Forum will focus on our current thinking of some our game-changing ideas relevant to AT1 and present a platform to engage with, connect, and listen to your reflections on where we stand.
What lurks beneath: the hidden factors stopping food system transformation and how to bring them into the light
It is well-documented that how we produce and consume food plays a major role in global warming and nature loss -and that it could get worse as we strive to feed a bigger and richer population. But food systems can also be part of the solution, not just for food security, but also for a nature-positive, carbon-neutral future.
-The Davos Agenda is a pioneering mobilization of global leaders to shape the principles, policies and partnerships needed in this challenging new context. It is essential for leaders from all walks of life to work together virtually for a more inclusive, cohesive and sustainable future as soon as possible in 2021.
All-Africa Summit on Diversifying Food Systems with African Traditional Vegetables to Increase Health, Nutrition and Wealth
-Join this important pan-African summit to explore the role of traditional vegetables in strengthening and diversifying food systems, reducing poverty, energizing industry, and improving health and income for all citizens.
This Webinar, hosted by the SDG2 Advocacy Hub in collaboration with CGIAR, will feature a conversation about the role of protein in our food system tied to the upcoming UN Food Systems Summit.