Hilal Elver

Achieving the right to food calls for an urgent and profound transformation within our food systems. 

Second globa parliamentary summit against hunger and malnutrition opens in Chile

Hilal Elver remarks at the Second Global Parliamentary Summit against Hunger and Malnutrition in Chile, on 15 June 2023.

Bhavani Shankar_HLPE-FSN

The new HLPE-FSN report sheds light on inequalities causing hunger and urges action for change in food systems.


The team will present their findings to the CFS in October 2024 to help inform policy and decision-making at national, regional and global level, and contribute to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

HLPE-FSN report Cover

The launch of the HLPE-FSN report on “Reducing inequalities for food security and nutrition” will take place on Thursday, 15 June 2023 at FAO headquarters in Rome (Green Room), at 14.00 CEST.

Food system workers in Turkey

Policy proposals for the financial sector.

HLPE-FSN meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

HLPE-FSN Steering Committee meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Food Security and Nutritin in Brazil, Consea national meeting 5+2, 2018

It is the turn of institutions to pay attention and translate into reality the recommendations they receive for a more equitable and fare future for all.

Elisabetta Recine with Lula da Silva who re-established the National Council for Food and Nutrition Security in Brazil

Elisabetta Recine, professor at the University of Brasilia and current member of the HLPE-FSN’s Steering Committee, headed the body until its extinction in 2019 and has now returned to its presidency.


DEADLINE EXTENDED! To renew the composition of the Steering Committee of the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE-FSN) of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) a call for nomination of experts is taking place until Sunday, 5 March 2023 24.00 GMT.

HLPE-FSN Steering Commettee members

Eight HLPE-FSN experts will participate as members in the scientific committee of the the UN Food Systems Coordination Hub and support the adoption of a set of interconnected principles — independent, transparent, accessible, consultative and evidence-based — that they refer to as the I-TrACE principles, to make sure that the new group and its procedures are fully legitimate.

Urban and peri-urban FSN

The CFS HLPE-FSN is looking for ad hoc experts to draft the report on: “Strengthening urban and peri-urban food systems to achieve food security and nutrition in the context of urbanization and rural transformation”, to be to be launched in June 2024.

Cliamate Change, HLPE-FSN participation to COP27

Different members of the HLPE-FSN Steering Committee participated in COP27 to address the interlinked climate and food crises, calling attention to the urgent need for action at all levels, starting with local communities and extending up to global organizations.

Indigenous woman selling products at a market, Perú, August 2018.

To respond to the CFS request, the HLPE-FSN is launching an open e-consultation to seek views and comments on the V0 draft of the report “Reducing inequalities for food security and nutrition”. The report will provide recommendations to the CFS workstream on inequalities.

Sustainable Livestock

Iain Wright's remarks at the FAO Science and Innovation Forum side event “Sustainable livestock production as a solution for climate, health, nutrition and livelihoods: Framing role of livestock -  a multi problem solving solution”; 13 October 2022.

Bernard Lehmann at the launch of the HLPE-FSN data report

Key-messages by the CFS HLPE-FSN Chairperson, Prof. Dr. Bernard Lehmann, at the launch of the report “Data collection and analysis tools for Food Security and Nutrition: towards enhancing effective, inclusive, evidence-informed, decision making” - 16 September 2022, Rome.

HLPE-FSN report #17

The report calls for rethinking the way data is used for food security and nutrition.

Cover photo of the HLPE-FSN Note on Critical, Emerging and Enduring Issues for Food Security and Nutrition

The CFS HLPE-FSN Note on Critical, Emerging and Enduring Issues for Food Security and Nutrition is now available in all UN official languages.

Jessie MacInnis on a panel at the Youth-Led Side Event at CFS 46

An interview with Jessie MacInnis about the CFS HLPE-FSN report #16 “Promoting youth engagement and employment in agriculture and food systems”, by Evan Bowness.