RELATED EVENTS

Related events and activities

Official events

10-13 June: Statements by Heads of State or Government

Read all statements from the podium

11-12 June: Round tables for Heads of Country Delegations on the theme "The World Food Summit Plan of Action: results achieved, obstacles met and means of overcoming them"

See photos from Round table I: World Food Summit Plan of Action -- results and obstacles

See photos from Round table II: World Food Summit Plan of Action -- results and obstacles

12 June: Multistakeholder Dialogue for country delegations and observers from various stakeholder constituencies

For more information, read:
- Protecting Small Farmers and the Rural Poor in the Context of Globalization (PDF)
- Food, Security, Justice and Peace

In addition to the official events of the World Food Summit: five years later, a number of parallel activities are taking place simultaneously.

Parallel events

NGO Forum for Food Sovereignty, 8-13 June. For more information go to the NGO/CSO Forum for Food Sovereignty Website.

Read FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf's statement to the NGO Forum

Parliamentarians Day, 11 June, open to parliamentarians who are members of national delegations. For more information go to the Inter-Parliamentary Union Website.

Read the background document: Resources Mobilization to Ensure the Right to Food

Read FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf's statement at the Paliamentarians Day

Private Sector Forum, 12 June. Participants will include representatives from the food industry and other private sector organizations, the Italian Government and FAO. Hosted by the Italian agriculture federations Confagricoltura, Coldiretti and Confederazione Italiana Agricoltori, the event will take place at the Consiglio Nazionale dell'Economia e del Lavoro in Rome.

For more information, read:
- Agriculture and Trade: Working towards the Alleviation of Poverty and Hunger
- Safe Food and Nutritious Diets for the Consumer

Read FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf's statement to the Private Sector Forum

Side events

Event

Date

Room

FAO Helping the Hungry to Feed Themselves: the Special Programme on Food Security (SPFS)

Monday 10 June 3 p.m.

Austria Room

FAO and TeleFood Special Fund Projects for the Hungry

Monday 10 June 5 p.m.

Austria Room

Signing Ceremony for the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

Monday 10 June 6 p.m.

Green Room

FAO and Transfer of Low Cost Simple Technologies to the Hungry: South-South Cooperation

Monday 10 June 7 p.m.

Austria Room

FAO Helping the Hungry in case of Crisis: the Emergency Programme

Tuesday 11 June a.m.

Austria Room

Anti-Hunger Programme

Tuesday 11 June a.m.

Green Room

Fighting Hunger - the Ingredients of Success

Tuesday 11 June p.m.

Green Room

FAO and the Dissemination of Information to the World: WAICENT

Tuesday 11 June a.m.

Austria Room

Water and Agriculture

Tuesday 11 June a.m.

Austria Room

FAO Working with Media and Celebrities to Mobilize Public Opinion against Hunger: TeleFood

Tuesday 11 June p.m.

Austria Room

NEPAD Agriculture Programme

Tuesday 11 June p.m.

 

Rural Women: Crucial Partners in the Fight against Hunger and Poverty

Wednesday 12 June 9 a.m.

Green Room

School and Hospital Gardens

Wednesday 12 June 9 a.m.

Austria Room

FAO Helping the Consumer and Protecting the Environment through Food Quality Control and Plant Protection: Codex alimentarius/IPPC

Wednesday 12 June 3 p.m.

Austria Room

World Bank Rural Development Strategy

Wednesday 12 June 5 p.m.

Austria Room

Sustainable Mountain Development

Thursday 13 June 9 a.m.

Green Room

FAO Fighting Diseases of Animals and Plants: The EMPRES Programme

Thursday 13 June 9 a.m.

 

Right to Food

Thursday 13 June 9 a.m.

Austria Room

Regional Food Security at Work (attendance by invitation)

 

 

 

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