Food security and nutrition: related events and organizations

Events and organizations listed in original language(s). Send your suggestions to cfs@fao.org with FSN Event or FSN organization in the subject line. 

Events

Event NameFromToLocation
International Human Solidarity Day20/12/2016 Worldwide
Human Rights Day10/12/2016 Worldwide
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women25/11/2016 Worldwide
2nd High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC)21/11/201624/11/2016Nairobi, Kenya
Climate Change Conference (COP22)07/11/201618/11/2016Marrakech, Morocco
World Cities Day31/10/2016 Worldwide
Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security30/10/2016 Kampala, Uganda
UN Day24/10/2016 Worldwide
CFS 4317/10/201622/10/2016FAO, Rome, Italy
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty17/10/2016 Worldwide
UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III)17/10/201620/10/2016Quito, Ecuador
International Day of Rural Women15/10/2016 Worldwide
World Food Day14/10/201614/10/2016Worldwide
International Day of the Girl Child 11/10/2016 Worldwide
2016 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group07/10/201609/10/2016Washington, D.C., United States
World Habitat Day03/10/2016 Worldwide
World Maritime Day29/09/2016 Worldwide
G20 Summit04/09/201605/09/2016Hangzhou, China
International Youth Day12/08/2016 Worldwide
International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples09/08/201609/08/2016UN New York
Third Session of the Preparatory Committee for Habitat III (PrepCom3)25/07/201627/07/2016New York, United States
ECOSOC High-level segment: The Theme "Implementing the post-2015 development agenda: moving from commitments to results"18/07/201622/07/2016New York, United States
Fourteenth session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XIV)17/07/201622/07/2016Nairobi, Kenya
World Youth Skills Day15/07/2016 Worldwide
High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development11/07/201620/07/2016New York, United States
International Day of Cooperatives02/07/2016 Worldwide
Policies against Hunger 201622/06/201624/06/2016Berlin, Germany
World Refugee Day20/06/2016 Worldwide
From the MDGs to the SDGs: Understanding the meaning of the “2030 Agenda” for Food Security and Nutrition17/06/2016 Rome, Italy
World Day to Combat Desertifition and Drought17/06/2016 Worldwide
ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment17/06/201619/06/2016Geneva, Switzerland
The European Development Days15/06/201616/06/2016Brussels, Belgium
World Oceans Day08/06/2016 Worldwide
Africa Day25/05/2016 Worldwide
Zero Hunger by 2030: Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security for All24/05/201624/05/2016WHS Side Event, Istanbul, Turkey
1st World Humanitarian Summit23/05/201627/05/2016Instanbul, Turkey
2nd UN Environment Assembly23/05/201627/05/2016Nairobi, Kenya
Committee on NGOs, resumed session23/05/201601/06/2016New York, United States
International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers20/05/2016 Worldwide
World Economic Forum on Africa11/05/201613/05/2016Kigali, Rwanda
WFO General Assembly04/05/201607/05/2016Livingstone, Zambia
Regional Conference for Europe (ERC)04/05/201606/05/2016Antalya, Turkey
Strengthening Local Food Systems for Inclusive Growth: Scaling Up “Purchase from Africans for Africa”03/05/201604/05/2016FAO & WFP at FAO Rome
International Mother Earth Day22/04/2016 Worldwide
Regional Conference for the Near East (NERC)18/04/201622/04/2016Beirut, Lebanon
ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development18/04/201622/01/2016New York, United States
High-Level Meeting of ECOSOC with Bretton Woods Institutions, WTO and UNCTAD18/04/201619/04/2016New York, United States
2016 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group 15/04/201617/04/2016Washington, D.C., United States
UNGA High-level Thematic Debate: Implementing Commitments on Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Financing11/04/201616/04/2016New York, United States
Habitat III Thematic Meeting: Informal Settlements07/04/201608/04/2016Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
World Health Day07/04/2016 Worldwide
Regional Conference for Africa (ARC)04/04/201608/04/2016Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Habitat III Regional Meeting on Latin America and the Caribbean01/04/201630/04/2016Toluca, Mexico
World Water Day22/03/2016 Worldwide
International Day of Forests21/03/2016 Worldwide
Earth Hour19/03/2016 Worldwide
Habitat III Regional Meeting on Europe16/03/201618/03/2016Prague, Czech Republic
60th Commission on the Status of Women14/03/201624/03/2016New York, United States
HABITAT III Thematic Meeting. Financing Urban Development: the Millennium Challenge09/03/201611/03/2016Mexico City, Mexico
47th Session of UN Statistical Commission08/03/201611/03/2016New York, United States
International Women’s Day08/03/2016 Worldwide
Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC)07/03/201611/03/2016Putrajaya, Malaysia
Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean (LARC)29/02/201603/03/2016Mexico City, Mexico
World Day of Social Justice20/02/2016 Worldwide
The sixth global meeting of the Farmers' Forum15/02/201616/02/2016Rome, Italy
Supporting Syria and the Region04/02/2016 London, United Kingdom
54th Session of the Commission for Social Development03/02/201612/01/2016New York, United States
2016 ECOSOC Youth Forum: “Youth Taking Action to Implement the 2030 Agenda”01/02/201602/02/2016New York, United States
World Humanitarian Day01/02/201619/08/2016Worldwide
ECOSOC Dialogue on Longer-Term Positioning of UN Development System - Retreat 230/01/201631/01/2016New York, United States
Committee on NGOs, regular session25/01/201603/02/2016New York, United States
70th Anniversary of ECOSOC22/01/201622/01/2016 
World Environment Day22/01/201605/06/2016Worldwide
26 AU Summit: African Year of Human Rights21/01/201631/01/2016Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Habitat III Thematic Meeting on Sustainable Energy and Cities20/01/201623/01/2016Abu Dhabi, UAE
World Economic Forum20/01/201623/01/2016Davos, Switzerland
ECOSOC Forum on Partnership20/01/2016 New York, United States
Signing of Paris Climate Agreement20/01/2016 New York, United States

Organizations

Organization NameLocation
Bioversity International of the CGIARRome, Italy
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)Singapore
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)Jakarta, Indonesia
Global Donor Platform for Rural Development (GDPRD) Bonn, Germany
Global Agriculture and Food Security Programme (GAFSP) Washington DC, USA
Hunger Free Latin America and the Caribbean (HFLAC) FAO Regional Office, Santiago, Chile
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)Rome, Italy
L'Aquila Food Security Initiative (AFSI) G8 Led
Millennium Development Project and Goals (MDGs)New York, USA
New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Johannesburg, South Africa
Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)Gaborone, Botswana
United Nations (UN)New York, USA
High Level Task Force on the Global Food Security Crisis (HLTF)Geneva, Switzerland
United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition (SCN) Geneva, Switzerland
US Feed the Future Washington, USA
World Economic Forum (WEF) Geneva, Switzerland
Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)Canberra, Australia
World Food Programme (WFP) Rome, Italy
The World Vegetable Center (AVRDC)Tainan, China
Earth UniversitySan Josè, Costa Rica
EcoAgricultureWashington DC, US
Institute for Agriculture and Trade PolicyWashington DC, US
REACH (Ending Child Hunger and Undernutrition) - partnership of various organizationsRome, Italy
Christensen FundSan Francisco, USA
Farm Labor Organizing CommitteeToledo, USA
Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) of UN/ECOSOCNew York, USA
Committee on Agriculture (COAG) of UN/FAORome, Italy
Committee on World Food Security (CFS)Rome, Italy
Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Lusaka, Zambia
Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Midrand, South Africa
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)Washington DC, USA
Feeding the 5000London, United Kingdom
Food FIrstOakland, USA
GoodPlanet FoundationParis, France
Heifer InternationalWashington DC, US
Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the UN New York, USA
Farming FirstWeb based
ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States)Abuja, Nigeria
European Union Food Facility Brussels, Belgium
Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN)Coalition
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Rome, Italy
Challenge Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)Secretariat in Copenhagen, Denmark
Center for Food SafetyWashington DC, US