Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

16 October 2023

World Food Day

Every year, a large number of events – from marathons and hunger marches, to exhibitions, cultural performances, contests and concerts – are organised in around 150 countries across the world to celebrate World Food Day. 

Whether you’re a business, NGO, journalist, government, city, civil society organization or individual, take advantage of this opportunity to call for action! 

Plan a World Food Day event online or in person, or spread the word on your channels, and let us know if you need our help. We can provide you with a range of promotional materials in several languages – from posters to brochures, event banners and youth content. 

Feature your event on our interactive map by registering it using the form below.

WFD Flagship events 

Get ready for this year's World Food Day global events! Save the date and stay tuned for more details.

The Global World Food Day Ceremony will take place on Monday, 16 October 2023.  Don’t miss the third edition of Junior World Food Day, on 19 October. This fun-filled event will feature  stories, music, art and dance. Hear from special guests who will join youth for a conversation guaranteed to inspire water action for food!

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In spotlight

Hybrid Event, Rome (Italy)

Rome Water Dialogue 2023
03/10/2023 - 04/10/2023

Building on the success of the first 2022 Dialogue and the outcomes of the UN 2023 Water Conference, FAO is organizing the second...

Albuquerque (United States)

World Food Day Commemoration (Albuquerque)

In keeping with this year's theme Water is life, water food. Leave no one behind, we are gathering on the banks of the Rio Grande to highlight the importance...

Madrid (Spain)

iryo se suma a la celebración del Día Mundial de la Alimentación para concienciar sobre la importancia de preservar el agua
19/09/2023 - 16/10/2023

iryo, primer operador privado español de Alta Velocidad participado por los socios de Trenitalia, Air Nostrum y Globalvia que inició sus operaciones...


Together for the SDGs campaign in different cities across Italy!
01/05/2023 - 31/10/2023

The Italian "Together for the SDGS" (#InsiemepergliSDG) campaign aims to engage the public in the SDGs and encourage action for...

Global Events 2022

Get inspired by the hundreds of events from World Food Day 2022! A wide variety of events took place from cultural and educational activities to pro-bono advertising of the video spot in public squares and on transport services. World-renowned monuments also showed support by lighting blue in the night sky to raise awareness.




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