Monday 15 October

International Day of Rural Women

Keynote: Zala Shardaben Fathesinh, small farmer and member of the Executive Committee of the Indian Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA)
  

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) 2018

Presenter: Kostas G. Stamoulis, Assistant Director-General of the Economic and Social Development Department at FAO
SOFI 2018 Presentation
 

The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) 2018 : Migration, Agriculture and Rural Development - Panel Discussion

Moderator: Kostas G. Stamoulis, Assistant Director-General of the Economic and Social Development Department at FAO
  
Presenter: Andrea Cattaneo, Senior Economist, FAO
 SOFA 2018 Presentation
  
The panelists:
Hlamalani Ngwenya, International Development Consultant and Lecturer at the University of Free State, South Africa
  
Nadjirou Sall, Secretary General of ROPPA (Network of farmers and producers of West Africa)
  
  
Paola Alvarez, International Organization for Migration (IOM)
  
 
Bruno Losch, Professor, Centre de cooperation international en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD)
  

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World SOFI) 2018 - Panel Discussion

Moderator: Joyce Kanyangwa Luma, Director, Office of the Deputy Executive Director, World Food Programme
  
The panelists:
John Ingram, Professor, Oxford University, London
  
Tui Shortland, Director, Te Kopu, Pacific Indigenous & Local Knowledge Centre of Distinction, New Zealand
  
Bruce Hewitson, Director of Climate System Analysis Group, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  
Thato Moagi, Director, Legae La Banareng Farms, South Africa
  

Wednesday 17 October

Evaluation Presentation

Keynotes and the panel

Keynote Speaker: Kostas G. Stamoulis, Assistant Director-General of the Economic and Social Development Department at FAO
  
Keynote Speaker: Hilal Elver, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food
  
Keynote Speaker: Livia Pomodoro, be UNESCO Chair on the Right to Food and President of Milan Center for Food Law and Policy
  
Moderator: Michael Windfuhr, Deputy Director, German Institute for Human Rights
  
The panelists:
Badrul Arefin, Director General, Food Planning and Monitoring Unit, Ministry of Food, Bangladesh
  
Issiaka Bictogo, Executive Secretary of the Food Security and National Council, Burkina Faso
  
Elisa María Cadena Gaona, Deputy Director of Nutritional Health, Food and Beverage, Ministry of Health and Social Protection, Colombia
  
Peter Schmidt, President of the European Economic and Social Committee’s Sustainable Development Observatory
  
Ramona Duminicioiu, Member of the CSM Coordination Committee and Coordinator of the CSM Working Group on Monitoring

Thursday 18 October - Multistakeholder Partnerships to Finance and Improve Food Security and Nutrition

Patrick Caron, Chair of the HLPE Steering Committee
  
Moraka Makhura, HLPE Project Team Leader for the Multistakeholder Partnerships Report

Friday 19 October - Lesson Sharing (Red Room)

Food Systems and Nutrition

Moderator: Anna Lartey, Director of Nutrition and Food Systems Division, FAO
  
Keynote: Stineke Oenema, Coordinator, United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition
  
The panelists:
Zhang Zhiqiang, Deputy Director-General, Department of Food Safety Standards & Monitoring & Evaluation), National Health Commission, China
 
Kora Perlzweig, Head of Division, Strategy, Coordination and Introduction of Digital Technologies, Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Germany
  
Cindy Brown, President, Chippewa Valley Bean Co Inc
  
  
Marisa Macari, Coordinator of Nutritional Health Research, El Poder de Consumidor
  
  

CFS and the Agenda 2030

Moderator: Amir Abdulla, Deputy Executive Director, WFP
  
The panel 
Patricia Rodriguez, Alternate Permanent Representative of the UN Agencies, Dominican Republic
  
Gabriel Ferrero, Director General for Sustainable Development Policies at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Spain
  
Sid Ahmed M. Alamain Hamid Alamain, First Secretary, Alternate Permanent Representative of the UN Agencies, Sudan