Live updates of decisions being taken at the ongoing 43rd Session
Virtual 43rd session of the international body set to approve new guidelines and practices
FAO, IBM and Microsoft focus on concrete and sustainable ways Artificial Intelligence can be used in line with ethical principles endorsed by Pope Francis
Trade and markets can spur sustainable development and strengthen resilience to shocks

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Artificial Intelligence best-practices in agriculture can help bridge the digital divide while tackling food insecurity

The aim of the online event: AI, Food for All. Dialogue and Experiences is to reinforce and build upon the Rome Call for AI Ethics endorsed by Pope Francis and co-signed by FAO, IBM and Microsoft at a conference hosted by the Academy in February.


Codex Alimentarius is a driving force for ensuring food safety and trade standards during COVID-19, says FAO Director-General

The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, today praised the work of the Codex Alimentarius Commission as a driving force for ensuring international food safety and trade standards, particularly amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


Codex Alimentarius Commission: 24-26 September 2020

The United Nations food standards body Codex Alimentarius Commission is being held online from 24 to 26 September 2020.