Dutch Network Meeting | In Preparation for the UN Food Systems Summit
We are hosting an online network and information meeting ahead of the UN Food Systems Summit, which takes place on Thursday 23 September 2021.
- 09 Sep 2021
- Netherlands Food Partnership
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This will also be the first general networking meeting after the UN FSS Pre-Summit, and will provide the opportunity for you to ask questions to the Dutch Delegation that will be accompanying Prime Minister Rutte to the summit itself. In addition, the meeting also offers a forum to explore the expected post summit action agenda for Dutch Stakeholders.
The network meeting takes place 🗓️ 9 September 1.00 - 2.30pm.
- Update on the UN Food Systems Summit, the expected action agenda after the FSS, and the Dutch contributions by Ministry Foreign Affairs (Ms. Wilma van Esch, new Head of Food & Nutrition Security), and Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (Mr. Marcel van Nijnatten)
- Short pitches from various stakeholders about specific action tracks and specific coalitions
- Open exchange, jointly looking forward to the action agenda after the FSS and formulate potential joint actions by NL actors: e.g. on national dialogues in countries
- Concluding remarks
Recommended preparatory reading and materials:
- UN Food Systems Summit Countdown https://www.un.org/en/food-systems-summit/news/un-food-systems-summit-countdown
- Food systems: seven priorities to end hunger and protect the planet https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-02331-x
- Press release UN: More than 100 countries discuss visions for national food futures to accelerate global action ahead of September Summit https://www.un.org/en/food-systems-summit/news/more-100-countries-discuss-visions-national-food-futures-accelerate-global
- Press release UN: Young people show leadership in shaping outcomes of UN Food Systems Summit https://www.un.org/en/food-systems-summit/news/young-people-show-leadership-shaping-outcomes-un-food-systems-summit
- Live-blog NFP on the Pre-Summit: Coalitions around actionable solutions need to be inclusive https://www.nlfoodpartnership.com/insights/liveblog-pre-summit-26-28-july/
- Business declaration for food systems transformation: https://foodsystems.community/business-declaration-for-food-systems-transformation/
- Final statement civil society led People’s Summit during the Pre-Summit: https://www.csm4cfs.org/thousands-mobilize-to-call-for-food-systems-that-empower-people-not-companies/
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