Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

16 October 2021

World Food Day

Junior World Food Day

Virtual Event, 05/10/2021

Junior World Food Day  

14.00 hours CEST, 5 October 2021 

Are you passionate about food, the environment or agriculture?  

Join us for stories, music, dance and a conversation during at the Junior World Food Day event at 14.00 on 5 October, part of the World Food Forum powered by youth that will take place from 1-5 October 2021. Meet food heroes and get inspired to make change happen and become a food hero too!  

This special event features innovators and agri-preneurs, food activists, chefs, astronauts, actors, leaders, students and more. Come and listen to:


Full programme available here:  Junior WFD Programme

Get ready to sing along with the launch of the Food Heroes’ music video! Students from six countries around the world are spreading the message of how young people can take action to make agri-food systems more sustainable. And that’s not all! Listen to students talking about their school food environments and take the opportunity to ask questions to our food heroes. 

Age group: Primary school, ages 6-12 

Interpretation will be provided in all UN languages and Italian.

How can I register and enter the event?

When you register for Junior World Food Day, you need to fill out a form to register for the World Food Forum from 1-5 October. On the 5 October, when you enter the platform to come to our event, look for the Cultural Event room! This is where the Junior World Food Day event will take place. To help you navigate the platform, we prepared a guide on how to find your way to the Junior World Food Day event here below.

Quick guide on how to find the Junior World Food Day event: Junior WFD_Guide_How_to_access

You can also watch it on FAO Webcast and UN Web TV.

We look forward to seeing you there!


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