Seminar: Sustainable Development, Migration and Food & Nutrition Security Demands at the crossroads, 6 October

Global hunger and migration is rising, driven by conflicts and climate change.  A new and more encompassing view of the food system is needed, for addressing global food and nutrition issues that affect also EU economies.

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, MIGRATION AND FOOD & NUTRITION SECURITY DEMANDS AT THE CROSSROADS

6 October 2017,  10:00 – 13:00, Fabianinkatu 33, Consistorium Hall, University of Helsinki

 

PROGRAMME

10:00-10:10 Seminar opening: Ms Jaana Husu-Kallio, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Finland

10:10-10:20 Introduction to speakers: Prof. Bodo Steiner, University of Helsinki

10:20–11:00: Mr. Arif Husain, Chief Economist, World Food Programme, Rome:
Migration and Food & Nutrition Security at the crossroads

11:00–11:10: Discussion

11:10–11:50: Dr. Leonard Mizzi, EU Commission, Head of Unit C1, DG DEVCO:
Sustainable Development Goals and food and nutrition security - how to design a Coherent agenda llinking European Union to individual MS and developing countries

11:50–12:00: Discussion

12:00–12:50 Husain & Mizzi: open questions forum (Moderator: Dr. Kaisa Karttunen, e2)

12:50 Seminar closing: Prof. Jukka Kola, Rector, University of Helsinki

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