Starting on 12 October with the opening of the 42nd Session of the Committee on World Food Security, the main highlights of the week will include the launch of the new edition of FAO's flagship publication The State of Food and Agriculture on Tuesday 13 October and the celebration of the World Food Day 2015 ceremony, which will take place in Expo Milan on Friday 16 October.
Monday, 12th October
42nd Session of the Committee on World Food Security
CFS42 will take place between 12 and 15 October at FAO Headquarters in Rome. This event will be webcast from 9.30 am CET. Twitter hashtag #CFS42
Inauguration of FAO's 70th Anniversary exhibition at FAO headquarters
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of FAO's foundation, a dedicated photo exhibition will be shown at FAO headquarters. Twitter hashtag #UNFAO70.
Tuesday, 13th October
Launch of FAO's The State of Food and Agriculture 2015
Launch of the new edition of FAO's flagship publication The State of Food and Agriculture, Social Protection and Agriculture: breaking the cycle of rural poverty. This event will be webcast from 12 pm CET. Twitter hashtag #SOFA15.
Friday, 16th October
World Food Day 2015 Ceremony at Expo Milano
World Food Day 2015 will be celebrated globally with many events worldwide. The official ceremony will be held at Expo Milano 2015. This event will be webcast from 11.15 am CET. Twitter hashtag #WFD2015.