FAO in Geneva

SAVE THE DATE: One Health Dialogue Series - Wednesday 6 April 13:00 (CEST)


Organized by FAO in Geneva, the One Health Dialogue Series is undertaken in support of FAO’s strategic framework and One Health Program and aims to increase awareness on the complexity and magnitude of the issue and ultimately ground policy making at all level in field realities.

The upcoming session will focus on "Enhancing Food Safety using the One Health Approach"

When: Wednesday 6 April 2022

Time: 13:00 to 14:30 CET





1.       Introduction/Moderator: Mr Dominique Burgeon, Director FAO Liaison Office with the United Nations in Geneva


2.       Summary from previous One Health Dialogue on Anti-Microbial Resistance: Dr Junxia Song, Joint FAO/WHO Centre: CODEX Food safety standards and Zoonotic diseases  


3.      Session 1: Presentations from countries


a.      Food Safety Programs and Challenges in The Caribbean Region: Dr Suzan Mc Lennon-Miguel, Food Safety Specialist, Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety (CAHFSA)

b.      Food Safety Standards and Implementation: Ms Miriam Bueno, Deputy Director for Food Safety National Service for Health and Agri-food Safety Agency (SENASA), Honduras

c.      Food Safety and One Health in Mongolia: Ms Tungalag Davaa, Senior Officer, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and light industry (MoFALI)


4.      Session 2: Discussion Panel facilitated by Dr Simone Moraes Raszl, Scientist, Multisectoral Actions in Food Systems, Department of Nutrition and Food Safety, World Health Organization (WHO) 

a.     Mr Frans Verstraete, Deputy Head of Unit, Food processing technologies and novel foods, European Commission

b.     Ms Marlynne Hopper, Deputy Head, WTO-Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF)


5.      Open Discussion and Q/A (remarks from Permanent missions, OIE, WHO, UNEP, Resource Partners…)


6.      Closing remarks:  Mr Markus Lipp, Senior Food Safety Officer, FAO


Related links:

Third FAO in Geneva One Health Dialogue Series focuses on AMR

Second edition of the FAO in Geneva One Health Dialogue series - Theme: One Health governance and good practices

First session of the FAO in Geneva One Health Dialogue Series - Theme: One Health Dialogue – Health through healthy agrifood systems

FAO work and activities on One Health