Webinar launch: Transformative food systems governance and the environmental agenda: Lessons from the national and city level

Date: 13 September 2023 | 13:00 – 14:00 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)
Online via Teams
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The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) are hosting an online webinar to launch the Food systems governance and the environmental agenda discussion paper and policy note, on 13 September 2023.

How can we tackle the triple planetary crisis by using food systems governance as an entry point? Learn more by attending this online webinar presenting these Publications aimed at shedding light, raising awareness, and inspiring decision-makers and practitioners, especially in the environmental sector to inform future policy processes on food systems and the environment.


1. Opening Remarks: Sharon Gil, Head, Cities Unit, UNEP
2. Presentation of the paper: Giulia Nicolini, Researcher, IIED
3. Panel Discussion & Q&A:

  • Moderator: Carmen Torres, Sustainable Food Systems Expert UNEP
  • Juliette Lebourg, Consultation officer, Assistant to the inter-ministerial secretary – Conseil National de l’ Alimentation, France
  • María Teresa Nogales, Founder & Executive Director, Fundación Alternativas, La Paz, Bolivia
  • Alba Velasquez, Executive Director, Los Angeles Food Policy Council (LAFPC), Los Angeles, USA
  • Inoshi Sharma, Executive Director, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, Eat Right India, India

4. Closing Remarks: Mattheus Alves Zanella, Program Coordinator, Global Alliance for the Future of Food.


Date: 13 September 2023
Time: 13:00 – 14:00 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)
Online via Teams
Register here
More information here.