Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

16 October 2021

World Food Day

Global World Food Day Ceremony and side events

VIRTUAL EVENT, 15/10/2021

Rome - 11.00 CEST, 15 October 2021

Global leaders, FAO Special Ambassadors, heads of the Rome-Based UN agencies, and other keynote speakers will join FAO Director-General QU Dongyu to mark the World Food Day ceremony on Friday, 15 October. The event will call for the transformation of agri-food systems to ensure that everyone, everywhere has access to enough, affordable, safe and nutritious food to lead active and healthy lives.  

At 12:00 CEST, a lecture will be held by Professor Klaus Schwab, Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum



At 14:30 CEST a special Dialogue on Tea and Coffee will explore the production and rich flavours behind beverages that unite many different cultures.