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FAO International Symposium on Fisheries Sustainability: Strengthening the Science-Policy Nexus
Fisheries Innovation Side Event
This event explores various aspects of fisheries innovation - ranging from "Blue Fashion", which creates couture designs made from fish [...]
18.11.2019 10:30
Eighth Session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for (...)
Launch of the “Voluntary Guidelines for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Farmers’ Varieties/Landraces” Publication
The cultivation of diverse farmers’ varieties/landraces confers increased resilience for crop production and are potential sources of traits for developing [...]
14.11.2019 13:15
CRISPR Technology and Its Potential to Transform Agriculture
A panel discussion on CRISPR technology and its potential to transform agricultural production, sponsored by the U.S. Mission to the [...]
14.11.2019 13:00
The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA)
Opening Ceremony of the Eighth Session of the Governing Body
The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, which this year turns 15 years old, has been [...]
11.11.2019 10:00
UN Environment (UNEP) - MOP 31 - Live streaming of the high-level segment
Roundtable Discussion on the “Contribution of the Montreal Protocol to Food Loss Reduction through Sustainable Cold Chain Development”
FAO Director-General, Qu Dongyu, will address the 31st international round-table discussion on the contribution of the Montreal Protocol to the [...]
07.11.2019 10:00
Enhancing Access to Innovations in Agriculture
FAO Director General and panelists will address actions to improve access to innovation in agriculture to contribute to socio-economic growth, [...]
06.11.2019 12:30
Joint Briefing by FAO and the World Food Programme on emerging crises and areas of concern
The meeting will include a short briefing on areas of concern followed by an update on the Sahel, focusing on [...]
31.10.2019 09:30
LEAP Plenary Meeting - A leap towards low carbon livestock
The Plenary Meeting of the Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance (LEAP) Partnership is taking place on Monday, 21 October, from [...]
21.10.2019 13:00
46th Committee on World Food Security
CFS46 - Making a Difference in Food Security and Nutrition - Afternoon Session
XII. Other Matters
18.10.2019 15:00
46th Committee on World Food Security
CFS46 - Making a Difference in Food Security and Nutrition - Morning Session
Special Event: : Highlights of CFS 46
18.10.2019 10:00
46th Committee on World Food Security
CFS46 - Making a Difference in Food Security and Nutrition - Afternoon Session
XI. Monitoring CFS Policy Recommendations on Smallholders
17.10.2019 15:00
46th Committee on World Food Security
CFS46 - Making a Difference in Food Security and Nutrition - Morning Session
IX. Marking The Kick-off of the UN Decade on Family Farming 2019-2028 X. The CFS Multi-Year Programme of Work 2020-2023  [...]
17.10.2019 10:00
46th Committee on World Food Security
CFS46 - Making a Difference in Food Security and Nutrition - Afternoon Session
VIII. Agroecological and Other Innovative Approaches
16.10.2019 16:00
WFD 2019
World Food Day Ceremony and Special Event
The President of the Council of Ministers of Italy, ministers of Nicaragua, Timor-Leste, Mali and vice-ministers of Finland and United [...]
16.10.2019 09:15
46th Committee on World Food Security
CFS46 - Making a Difference in Food Security and Nutrition - Afternoon Session
VI. Urbanization, Rural Transformation and Implications for Food Security and Nutrition VII. Multistakeholder Partnerships to Finance and Improve Food Security [...]
15.10.2019 15:00
46th Committee on World Food Security
CFS46 - Making a Difference in Food Security and Nutrition - Morning Session
IV. Celebrating the International Day of Rural Women V. Food Systems and Nutrition 
15.10.2019 10:00
46th Committee on World Food Security
CFS46 - Making a Difference in Food Security and Nutrition - Afternoon Session
III. CFS and the Sustainable Development Goals: Lessons Learned 
14.10.2019 15:00
Launch of The State of Food and Agriculture 2019
The event will launch the 2019 edition of the State of Food and Agriculture Report. This year’s report provides new [...]
14.10.2019 12:00
46th Committee on World Food Security
CFS46 - Making a Difference in Food Security and Nutrition - Morning Session
I. Organizational Matters II. State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019, its Policy Implications and the Sustainable Development [...]
14.10.2019 10:00
INVITATION TO DIGITAL INNOVATION DIALOGUE: Session 6 China’s Approaches and Experiences in Digital Agriculture and Digital Rural Area
Agenda:• Welcome and Introduction speech, Mr Samuel Varas, Director, Information and Technology Division, FAO • MARA’s presentation, Mr Wang Xiaobing, [...]
11.10.2019 10:00
IPPC Seminar on Plant Health and Capacity Development
The tenth International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) seminar (see: https://www.ippc.int/en/who-we-are/ippc-seminars/) will provide insights into tools to strengthen NPPOs. The seminar [...]
08.10.2019 13:00
China’s Practices on Poverty Alleviation through Tourism
To celebrate World Tourism on 27th September, the World Tourism Alliance (WTA) and the China National Tourist Office in Rome [...]
27.09.2019 10:30
United Nations High-level Week, New York
RBA Side event "Countdown to 2030: Transforming our Food Systems to achieve the SDGs"
  To watch the VOD (video on demand), please click on the following link: http://webtv.un.org/search/countdown-to-2030-transforming-our-food-systems-to-achieve-the-sdgs/6089473661001/?term=Countdown to 2030&cat=Meetings%2FEvents&sort=date   Food systems are essential to human [...]
25.09.2019 19:15
United Nations High-level Week, New York
SDG Summit - Leaders Dialogue 2:“Accelerating the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals: Critical entry points”
  To watch the video on demand (VOD) of this event see http://webtv.un.org/search/part-2-sdg-summit-leaders-dialogue-2-3-and-4-general-assembly-74th-session/6089470613001/?term=new%20york&page=5     On 24–25 September, world leaders will gather at UN Headquarters [...]
25.09.2019 16:00
United Nations High-level Week, New York
Opening of the General Debate
   To watch the video on demand (VOD) of this event see http://webtv.un.org/meetings-events/general-assembly/general-debate/74th-session/     The annual General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly [...]
24.09.2019 15:00
Expert Seminar on Traditional Knowledge and Indigenous Peoples Fisheries in the Arctic Region - Day 2 Afternoon Session
On September 23-24, FAO Rome is hosting an Expert Seminar on #TraditionalKnowledge and #IndigenousPeoples Fisheries in the Arctic Region.  Join [...]
24.09.2019 14:00
Expert Seminar on Traditional Knowledge and Indigenous Peoples Fisheries in the Arctic Region - Day 2 Morning Session
On September 23-24, FAO Rome is hosting an Expert Seminar on #TraditionalKnowledge and #IndigenousPeoples Fisheries in the Arctic Region.  Join [...]
24.09.2019 09:00
United Nations High-level Week, New York
Climate Action Summit Opening
  To watch the VOD (video on demand), please click on the following link:   http://webtv.un.org/search/part-1-climate-action-summit-2019/6089117286001/?term=2019-09-23&cat=Meetings%2FEvents&sort=date&page=2   (Part 1) Climate Action Summit 2019.   The UN Secretary-General [...]
23.09.2019 16:00
Expert Seminar on Traditional Knowledge and Indigenous Peoples Fisheries in the Arctic Region - Day 1 Afternoon Session
On September 23-24, FAO Rome is hosting an Expert Seminar on #TraditionalKnowledge and #IndigenousPeoples Fisheries in the Arctic Region.  Join [...]
23.09.2019 14:00
Expert Seminar on Traditional Knowledge and Indigenous Peoples Fisheries in the Arctic Region - Opening Session
On September 23-24, FAO Rome is hosting an Expert Seminar on #TraditionalKnowledge and #IndigenousPeoples Fisheries in the Arctic Region.  Join [...]
23.09.2019 09:15
More than 2000 Years of Mediterranean Diet: a Journey from Ancient Romans to the UNESCO Recognition in 2010 - The Cultural Dimension of Food - Afternoon Session
The events on the Mediterranean Diet’s principles for Agenda 2030 will aim at exploring possible follow-up actions that could produce [...]
18.09.2019 15:00
More than 2000 years of Mediterranean diet: a Journey from ancient Romans to the UNESCO recognition in 2010. The cultural dimension of food.
The events on the Mediterranean Diet’s principles for Agenda 2030 will aim at exploring possible follow-up actions that could produce [...]
18.09.2019 09:30
Director-General Handover Ceremony
Qu Dongyu of China was elected Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) during the 41st session of the [...]
31.07.2019 16:00
A Review on FAO’s Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition and Challenges Ahead
A review of FAO’s fight against hunger and malnutrition and challenges ahead, with the participation of José Graziano da Silva, [...]
26.07.2019 11:00
Evaluating the Multidimensional Performance of Agroecology
A tool has been developed to support agroecological transitions, at different scales and in different locations, through informed policy-making processes. [...]
24.07.2019 13:00
Please note: this webcast is available only in English.
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019 Report
The special event at UN headquarters in New York will launch The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the [...]
15.07.2019 16:00
Press conference: Launch of the 2019 Edition of the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook
OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2019-2028   The Agricultural Outlook report is a collaborative effort of the OECD and FAO. It brings together the [...]
08.07.2019 11:30
Launch of the HLPE Report #14 (a CFS event)
During its 44th Plenary Session, the CFS requested the HLPE to produce a report on “Agroecological approaches and other innovations…” [...]
03.07.2019 14:00
FAO Council (162nd Session) - Morning Session
FAO Council (162nd Session)
01.07.2019 09:30
FAO Conference 41st Session
C2019 - Closing Session
Item 24 (part of) Adoption of the Draft Resolution on Budgetary Appropriations 2020-21 (Vote)Item 8 Election of Council MembersItem 7 [...]
28.06.2019 10:30
FAO Conference 41st Session
C2019 - Side Event: Saudi Arabia
Promoting dates as extraordinary fruits for economic, environmental and social development   Hashtag: #ZeroHunger
27.06.2019 17:30
FAO Conference 41st Session
C2019 - Afternoon Session
Item 25: Audited Accounts 2016 and 2017 (Draft Resolutions)Item 26: Scale of Contributions 2020-21 (Draft Resolution)Item 27: Payment by the [...]
27.06.2019 14:30
FAO Conference 41st Session
C2019 - Side Event: Zero Hunger in Near East and North Africa
Zero Hunger in Near East and North Africa   The Arab Region toward Zero Hunger: Challenges and Opportunities   Hashtag: #ZeroHunger
27.06.2019 13:30
FAO Conference 41st Session
C2019 - Side Event: FAO Awards
FAO Conference Awards and International Innovation Award for Sustainable Food and Agriculture   Hashtag: #ZeroHunger
26.06.2019 17:30
FAO Conference 41st Session
C2019 - Side Event: Zero Hunger in Europe and Central Asia
While significant progress has been made in reducing the prevalence of undernourishment in Europe and Central Asia in the past [...]
26.06.2019 12:30
FAO Conference 41st Session
C2019 - Morning Session
Item 10 (cont’d): Review of the State of Food and Agriculture
26.06.2019 10:30
FAO Conference 41st Session
C2019 - Side Event: Planting a Ghaf tree in celebration of the UAE Year of Tolerance 2019
Planting a Ghaf tree in celebration of the UAE Year of Tolerance 2019   Hashtag: #ZeroHunger
26.06.2019 08:30
FAO Conference 41st Session
C2019 - Side Event: Biodiversity Matters
Biodiversity Matters   Hashtag: #FAOConference
25.06.2019 17:30
FAO Conference 41st Session
C2019 - Afternoon Session
Item 10 (cont’d): Review of the State of Food and Agriculture
25.06.2019 14:30
FAO Conference 41st Session
C2019 - Commission I
Item 19: International Years and Days:19.1: Proposal for an International Year of Fruits and Vegetables19.2: Proposal for an International Year [...]
25.06.2019 14:30