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Programme

Agenda

Tuesday, 27 June 2023 

8:00 - 9:00 

  • Registration and welcome coffee  

9:00 - 11:30

  • Opening session
  • Welcome by Federal Minister Özdemir
  • Greeting by Jochen Flasbarth, State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • Greeting by Tobias Lindner, Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office
  • Opening by Conference Chair CFS-Chairperson Ambassador Gabriel Ferrero de Loma-Osorio
  • Keynote: Michael Windfuhr, Vice Chair; UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 
  • Panel discussion 
    • Michael Fakhri; UN Rapporteur on the right to adequate food
    • Elisabetta Recine, President, National Council for Food and Nutrition Security (CONSEA)
    • Martin Frick, Director, Global Office Berlin, World Food Programme (WFP)
    • Beth Bechdol, Deputy Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

11:30 - 13:30 

  • Lunch and Networking

13:30 - 15:30

  • Working groups
    • WG 1 - Crises resilience of food systems
      Chairs:
      Sibi Lawson-Marriott, Senior Regional Programme Advisor Food Systems, World Food Programme (WFP)
      Elisabetta Recine, President, National Council for Food and Nutrition Security (CONSEA)
    • WG 2 - The role of smallholder farmers in food systems transformation
      Chairs:
      Sofía Monsalve, Secretary General, FIAN International
      Ron Hartman, Director, Global Engagement, Partnership and Resource Mobilization, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
    • WG 3 - Better governance to transform our food systems
      Chairs:
      Michael Fakhri, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food
      Danielle Resnick, David M. Rubenstein Fellow – Global Economy and Development, Brookings Institution and Non-Resident Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
    • WG 4 - The role of CFS in advancing the right to adequate food
      Chairs:
      Nosipho Nausca-Jean Jezile, Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa, Rome
      Hilal Elver, Member of the steering committee of the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE-FSN) of CFS

15:30 - 16:00 

  • Coffee break

16:00 - 18:00

  • Working groups continued

18:30 - 21.30

  • Reception
    • Welcome by Swantje Nilsson, Director General “EU-Affairs, International Cooperation, Fisheries”, Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture
    • Remarks by Renate Künast, Member of the German Bundestag on the 20th anniversary of the Right to Food Guidelines

Wednesday, 28 June 2023 

8:00 - 9:00

  • Registration and welcome coffee 

9:00 - 10:00 

  • Reflexion on working group results (WGs 1 & 2) - "world café style"

10:15 - 10:45

  • Coffee break

10:30 - 12:00

  • Reflexion on working group results (WGs 3 & 4) - "world café style"

12:00 - 12:45

  • Final panel discussion (with chairs of working groups)

13:00 - 13:15

  • Closing session
    • Closing remarks by Conference Chair CFS-Chairperson Ambassador Gabriel Ferrero
    • Closing remarks by Parliamentary State Secretary Claudia Müller, BMEL

13:15 - 15:00 

  • Lunch and Networking

15:00

  • End of conference