Committee on World Food Security

Food Security and Nutrition Related Events

Event NameLead Organization/HostFromToLocation
World Food DayFAO16/10/201516/10/2015EXPO Milan
CFS 42CFS12/10/201516/10/2015FAO, Rome, Italy
2nd International Conference on Global Food SecurityElsevier Conferences11/10/201514/10/2015Cornell Univesity, New York, USA
International Workshop on Food, Geography and Security PoliciesGeoprogress Association10/10/201510/10/2015Milan EXPO 2015 - Palazzo Italia
Food for All Ghana ConferenceChefs for Change Foundation 07/10/201510/10/2015Accra, Ghana
Feeding the FutureFondazione Eni Enrico Mattei26/09/201526/09/2015Milan, Italy
United Nations Summit to adopt the post-2015 development agendaUN25/09/201527/09/2015New York, USA
The Hague Dialogue: The Right to Food: International Peace and Justice and the Role of CitiesCity of The Hague and The Hague Institute for Global Justice24/09/201524/09/2015Milan EXPO 2015
Agriculture for food security post 2015 – the role of science - Agri4DSwedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI)23/09/201524/09/2015Uppsala, Sweden
Africa Food Security Conference & Agri-ExhibitionAIDEM Business Solutions15/09/201516/09/2015Nairobi, Kenya
2015 World Water WeekSwedish Inernational Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI) at SIWI23/08/201528/08/2015Stockholm, Sweden
29th International Association of Agricultural Economists Conference - Agriculture in an Interconnected WorldBioversity International 08/08/201514/08/2015Milan, Italy
The 2nd Africa Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security ConferenceFood Security Information Network (FSIN)30/07/201531/07/2015Nairobi, Kenya
CFS High Level Forum on Connecting Smallholders to Markets CFS25/06/201525/06/2015FAO, Rome, Italy
World Food System Conference 2015World Food System Center21/06/201526/06/2015Ascona, Switzerland
8th McGill Conference on Global Food SecurityMcGill Institute for Global Food Security19/06/201519/06/2015Quebec, Canada
Innovations in Climate-Smart Agriculture for Small-Scale ProducersHarvest the Future International Symposium14/06/201517/06/2015Montego Bay, Jamaica
HLPE Report on Water for Food Security and Nutrition LaunchCFS15/05/201515/05/2015FAO, Rome, Italy
EXPO MilanGovernment of Italy01/05/201531/10/2015Milan, Italy
7th World Water ForumWorld Water Forum07/04/201512/04/2015Daegu·Gyeongbuk, Republic of Korea
ICFSN - 2nd International Conference on Food Security and NutritionCBEES19/03/201520/03/2015Florence, Italy
CFS RAI Kick Start EventCFS17/03/201517/03/2015FAO, Rome, Italy
Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture: Middle East and Africa FocusGlobal Forum for Innovations in Agriculture09/03/201510/03/2015Abu Dhabi
National Strategies and Policies on Agriculture and Climate Change in the Mediterranean regionGlobal Research Alliance05/03/201506/03/2015Gammarth, Tunisia
Second Glogal Meeting of the Indigenous Peoples Forum IFAD12/02/201513/02/2015IFAD
International conference on Natural Resource Management for Food Security and Rural Livelihoods Soil Conservation Society of India10/02/201513/02/2015New Delhi, India
From Farmers to Entrepreneurs: Changing Our Mind-SetsIFAD & World Bank27/01/201527/01/2015IFAD
Land Tenure & Disasters: Strengthening and Clarifying Land Rights in Disaster Risk Reduction and Post-Disaster Programming.USAID27/01/201527/01/2015Washington, USA
Special Event Food security and genetic diversityFAO - Commission on genetic resources for food and agriculture16/01/201516/01/2015FAO, Rome, Italy
ICGFS 2015 : XIII International Conference on Global Food SecurityWorld Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology08/01/201509/01/2015Singapore
20th Conference of the Parties (COP20)UNFCCC01/12/201412/12/2014Lima, Peru
Food Security 2014 Chatham House01/12/201402/12/2014London, UK
Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2)FAO19/11/201421/11/2014Rome, Italy
World Economic Forum Summit on the Global Agenda for Food SecurityWEF09/11/201411/11/2014Dubai, UAE
Climate Change: Raising Ambition, Delivering ResultsChatham House03/11/201404/11/2014London, UK
CFS 41CFS13/10/201418/10/2014FAO, Rome, Italy
Climate Summit 2014: Catalyzing ActionUN23/09/201423/09/2014UN New York
Africa Food Security Conference & Agri- Exhibition 2014AFSC13/08/201414/03/2014Nairobi, Kenya
Launch of HLPE report "Food losses and waste in the context of sustainable food systems"CFS-HLPE03/07/201403/07/2014FAO, Rome, Italy
Right to Food: 10-year perspectiveFAO03/07/201403/07/2014FAO, Rome, Italy
IPC Two-Day Global Event on the Use and Impact of IPCFAO01/07/201402/07/2014FAO, Rome
Policies against Hunger XI: Towards responsible agriculture investmentsGerman Federal Ministry for Foo and Agriculture30/06/201401/07/2014Berlin, Germany
Global Forum on Responsible Business ConductOECD26/06/201427/06/2014Paris, France
Launch of the HLPE Report "Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture for Food Security and Nutrition"CFS-HLPE and COFI13/06/201413/06/2014FAO, Rome, Italy
CFS Agenda for Action Global ConsultationCFS24/05/201426/05/2014Addis-Abbaba, Ethiopia
Responsible Agriculture Investment Principles (CFS-RAI) draft 1 NegotiationCFS19/05/201424/05/2014FAO, Rome, Italy
2020 Conference on Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security IFPRI15/05/201417/05/2014Addis-Abbaba, Ethiopia
VGGT 2 Years On - Where We Are and Where We Are GoingCFS, FAO-NR, IFAD14/05/201405/05/2014FAO, Rome, Italy Also webcast
Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean (LARC)FAO06/05/201409/05/2014Santiago, Chile
Resilience 2014CIRAD04/05/201408/05/2014Montpellier, France
Land rights: the missing key to eradicating poverty? European Parliament ConferenceEU Parliament and EU Commission09/04/201409/04/2014Brussels, Belgium
Engagement Workshop Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GRA) GRA07/04/201408/04/2014Warsaw, Poland
Regional Conference for Europe (ERC)FAO01/04/201404/04/2014Romania
Desarrollo del Sector Cacaotero en América LatinaForum for Agricultural Risk Management in Development 25/03/201425/03/2014Webinar (Spanish)
Regional Conference for Africa (ARC)FAO24/03/201428/03/2014Tunisia
Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC)FAO10/03/201414/03/2014Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Global Forum and Expo on Family FarmingHungary/FAO04/03/201406/03/2014Budapest, Hungary
Fourth Annual National Hunger Free Communities SummitAlliance to End Hunger01/03/201401/03/2014Washington DC, USA
Fourth Annual National Hunger Free Communities SummitAlliance to End Hunger01/03/201401/03/2014Washington DC, USA
Regional Conference for the Near East (NERC)FAO24/02/201428/02/2014Rome, Italy
Feeding the World SummitFarming First13/02/201413/02/2014London, UK
Aspen Food Security Strategy GroupThe Aspen Institute05/02/201407/02/2014Rome, Italy
Driving Innovation for an agricultural revolutionGlobal Forum for innovations in agriculture 2014: Middle East & Africa focus03/02/201405/02/2014Abu Dhabi
2020 Conference on “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security”IFPRI24/01/201431/12/2013Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) 2014: Empowering Agriculture: Fostering Resilience – Securing Food and NutritionFederal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Germany15/01/201418/01/2014Berlin, Germany
20th Conference of the Parties (COP20)UNFCCC13/12/201313/12/2013Lima, Peru
Food futures: Towards Sustainable Production and ConsumptionChatham House09/12/201310/12/2013Chatham House, London, UK
International Conference on Nutrition + 21FAO/WHO13/11/201315/11/2013FAO HQ Rome, Italy
CFS 40CFS07/10/201311/10/2013FAO HQ Rome
First International Conference on Global Food SecurityElsevier & European Society for Agronomy29/09/201302/10/2013Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
IFAD Executive BoardIFAD18/09/201319/09/2013IFAD HQ Rome
Africa Food Security Conference & Agri Exhibition Aidem Business Solutions13/08/201315/08/2013Nairobi, Kenya
FAO Council 147FAO24/06/201325/06/2013FAO HQ Rome
FAO ConferenceFAO15/06/201322/06/2013FAO HQ Rome
High-level Conference of Middle-Income Countries UNIDO12/06/201314/06/2013San Jose, Costa Rica
WFP Executive BoardWFP03/06/201307/06/2013WFP HQ Rome
WFP Executive BoardWFP03/06/201307/06/2013WFP HQ Rome
Nutrients for All Globalizer Summit - Partnering Along the Nutrient Value ChainAshoka03/06/201304/06/2013Frankfurt, Germany
International Conference on Forests for Food Security and NutritionFAO13/05/201315/05/2013Rome, Italy
20th Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development UN Commission on Sustainable Development06/05/201310/05/2013New York, USA
FAO Council 146FAO22/04/201326/04/2013FAO HQ Rome
IFAD Executive BoardIFAD08/04/201312/04/2013IFAD HQ Rome
Post 2015 High Level Meeting  04/04/201304/04/2013Madrid, Spain
World Water Day UNESCO22/03/201322/01/2013Worldwide
World Water Day UNESCO22/03/201322/01/2013Worldwide
Expert Consultation on Knowledge and Capacity Needs for Sustainable Development in Post-Rio+20 EraUNOSD06/03/201308/03/2013Incheon, Republic of Korea
WFP Executive Board - First Regular SessionWFP18/02/201319/02/2013WFP HQ Rome
27th Session of UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum UNEP18/02/201319/02/2013Nairobi, Kenya
Fourteenth Global Major Groups and Stakeholders ForumUNEP16/02/201317/02/2013Nairobi
IFAD Governing CouncilIFAD HQ Rome13/02/201314/02/2013IFAD
Annual meeting World Economic Forum23/01/201327/01/2013Davos, Switzerland
ACGO Africa Summit AGCO21/01/201321/01/2013Berlin
Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013DSDS21/01/201302/02/2013New Delhi, India
Global Forum for Food and Agriculture 2013German Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection17/01/201319/01/2013Berlin, Germany
International Water SummitAbu Dhabi Sustainability Week15/01/201315/01/2013Abu Dhabi
First Global Meeting of Indigenous Peoples ForumIFAD15/01/201315/01/2013Rome, Italy
12th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous IssuesUNPFII08/01/201308/01/2013New York, USA
Food Security 2012: sustainable intensification, miracle or mirage?Chatham House11/12/201212/12/2012London, UK
Global conference on agricultural research for development 2012 (GCARD II)GFAR (Global Forum on Agri Research)29/10/201201/11/2012Punta del Este, Uruguay
World Food Day FAO, IFAD, WFP16/10/201216/10/2012Rome, Italy
Climate Change: security, resilience and diplomacyChatham House15/10/201216/10/2012London, UK
CFS 39FAO, IFAD, WFP15/10/201220/10/2012Rome, Italy
Conference of the Parties (COP 11) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) - High Level Segment Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) 08/10/201219/10/2012Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Africa Green Revolution Forum 2012AGRA27/09/201228/09/2012Arusha, Tanzania
Near East Regional Multi-stakeholder Workshop on Food Security and Nutrition CFS17/09/201218/09/2012Khartoum, Sudan
Building the Water Agenda : Policy responses to water scarcity and shockChatham House09/07/201210/07/2012London, UK
Development Cooperation ForumUN-ECOSOC05/07/201206/07/2012New York, USA
Cracking the Nut 2012 ConferenceAZMJ25/06/201226/06/2012Washington, USA
Rio+20: United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development UN20/06/201222/06/2012Rio de Janiero, Brazil
G20 Mexico Summit, 2012 G2018/06/201219/06/2012Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Ecological Economics and Rio+20: Contributions and Challenges for a Green Economy, 12th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics: ISEE 2012  16/06/201219/06/2012Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
FAO Committee on Agriculture (COAG) 23rd session FAO21/05/201225/05/2012Rome, Italy
G8 Summit G815/05/201222/05/2012Chicago, USA
Regional Conference for the Near East (NERC) 31st SessionFAO14/05/201218/05/2012Rome, Italy
38th (Special) SessionFAO, IFAD, WFP11/05/201211/05/2012FAO Rome
World Economic Forum on Africa 2012 World Economic Forum (WEF)09/05/201211/05/2012Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Regional Conference for the Africa (ARC)FAO23/04/201227/04/2012Brazzaville, Congo
Improving global diet and nutrition: challenges for food and agricultural policiesWilton Park 23/04/201229/04/2012Sussex, UK
Regional Conference for Europe (ERC)FAO16/04/201220/04/2012Baku, Azerbaijan
Regional Conference for the Latin America and the Caribbean (LARC)FAO26/03/201230/03/2012Buenos Aires, Argentina
Food Finance Conference Euromoney Conferences 15/03/201215/03/2012London, UK
Regional Conference for the Asia and the Pacific (APRC)FAO12/03/201216/03/2012Hanoi, Vietnam
Global Food Security Forum (1st edition) Office Chérifien des Phosphates (OCP group)07/03/201209/03/2012Rabat, Morocco
"Development: Where Next? Finding New Paths and Shaping New Visions. Including a panel discussion on: Have International Organisations failed to prevent Famine in Eastern Africa?Oxford Forum for International Development (OxFID) 24/02/201226/02/2012Oxford, UK
IFAD Governing Council 2012 - High Level Panel Discussions: (i) Adopting Sustainable Approaches to Smallholder Agriculture and (ii) Creating a Supporting Environment to Unlease the Potentional of Smallholder Farmers.IFAD22/02/201223/02/2012Rome, Italy
The 9-billion people questionEconomist08/02/201208/02/2012Geneva, Switzerland
World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2012 World Economic Forum (WEF)25/01/201229/01/2012Davos, Switzerland
Ditchley Foundation Discussion - Rio+20 and the green economy: how to make prosperity sustainableDitchely Foundation 19/01/201220/01/2012Oxford, UK
WEF - Annual MeetingWorld Economic Forum07/12/201130/01/2011Davos, Switzerland
G20 Agricultural Ministers Meeting France03/11/201104/11/2011Cannes, France
World Food Day FAO, IFAD, WFP17/10/201117/10/2011Rome, Italy
CFS 37FAO, IFAD, WFP17/10/201122/10/2011Rome, Italy
Conference on Food security Ditchley Foundation 30/09/201102/10/2011Ditcheley Park, Oxforshire,UK
Global Conference on Acquaculture 2010 FAO & Network of Acquculture Centres in Asia and the Pacific (NACA) 22/09/201125/09/2011Phuket, Thailand
MDG SummitUN/MDGs20/09/201108/12/2011New York, USA
Investment Forum for Food Security in Asia and the Pacific Asian Development Bank, IFAD and FAO 07/07/201109/07/2011Manila, Philippines
Asean-SEAFDEG Conference on Sustainable Fisheries for Food Security towards 2020 ASEAN 04/07/201105/07/2011Bangkok, Thailand
ECOSOC UN/ECOSOC 04/07/201129/07/2011Geneva, Switzerland
World Conference on Sustainable Value Chain Agriculture for Food Security and Economic Development FAO/AIMS03/07/201107/07/2011Windhoek, Namibia
Development Cooperation Forum UN/ECOSOC 29/06/201130/06/2011New York, USA
Annual Ministerial Review (AMR) UN/ECOSOC 28/06/201101/07/2011Geneva, Switzerland
ECOSOC High-Level Segment UN/ECOSOC 28/06/201102/07/2011New York, USA
Policies Against Hunger: Improving Governance of Food Security and NutritionGermany - Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology09/06/201111/06/2011Berlin, Germany
Panel of Eminent Experts on Ethics in Food and Agriculture (5th Session) FAO01/06/201102/06/2011Rome, Italy
WEF - Global Redesign Summit 2010 World Economic Forum (WEF)30/05/201131/05/2011Doha, Qatar
G8 summit (37th) France26/05/201127/05/2011Deauville, France
ICCAFFE 2011 International Conference North-South Center for Social Sciences (NRCS) 19/05/201121/05/2011Agadir, Morocco
Dialogue on the Comprehensive Framework for Action of the UN-HLTF Concern/Irish Aid17/05/201118/05/2011Dublin, Ireland
Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries UN09/05/201113/05/2011Istanbul, Turkey
World Economic Forum on Africa World Economic Forum (WEF)04/05/201106/05/2011Cape Town, South Africa
Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) UN/ECOSOC 02/05/201113/05/2011New York, USA
Round Table with CSO Leaders on Food Price Volatility World Bank14/04/201107/12/2011Washington DC, USA
Global food and agriculture: Policy options in response to increased volatility Wilton Park 11/04/201113/04/2011Steyning, UK
NGO seminar on the role of finance in food and agriculture World Development Movement 08/04/201108/04/2011London, UK
International Conference on ‘Global Land Grabbing’ Future Agricultures Consortium in partnership with the Journal of Peasant Studies and the Land Deal Politics Initiative (LDPI) 06/04/201108/04/2011Brighton, UK
High Level Consultation on Facilitating Agricultural Trade in Asia and the PacificUNESCAP25/01/201126/01/2011Bangkok, Thailand
New Directions for Smallholder AgricultureIFAD24/01/201125/01/2011Rome, Italy
Summit of the World Regions on Food Security Forum of Global Associaitons of Regions (FOGAR) 18/01/201119/01/2011Dakar, Senegal

Food Security and Nutrition Related 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