Dear FSN Forum,
My name is Mirjana Gurinovic MD PhD Nutrition, Scientific Research Advisor, working at the Centre of Research Excellence in Nutrition and Metabolism, Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, Serbia, Belgrade www.srbnutrition.info and I am also chair of the Capacity Development Network in Nutrition in Central and Eastern Europe, CAPNUTRA, Serbia www.capnutra.org
I happy to inform you that we had very succesful event related to International Year of Pulses in Serbia in Belgrade.
Please see below the agenda of the meeting held in Belgrade.
International Year of Pulses 2016 Celebration
Date: Wednesday, 23 March 2016
Time: 15:30 - 18:00
Place: Canadian Official Residence (Užička 33, Belgrade)
15:30-15:40 Arrival of guests and signing of the guest book
15:40-15:45 Welcome speech and introductory remarks
- H.E. Philip Pinnington, Ambassador of Canada to Serbia
15:45-16:05 Presentation: "Pulses for Nutrition, Health and Environment"
- Dr. Eleonora Dupouy, Food Safety and Consumer Protection Officer, Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, UN FAO
16:05-16:25 Presentation: “Nutritional and Health Benefits of Pulses in the Diet”
- Dr. Mirjana Gurinovic, Scientific Research Advisor, Center of Research Excellence in Nutrition and Metabolism, Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade
16:25-16:45 Presentation:“Canadian Pulse Industry”
- Mr. Erik de Franciosi, Executive Vice President, Agro-Haribec Inc.