Food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture are among the EU's top development priorities for teh period of 2015-2020. In this regard, research and innovation are fundamental pieces to achieve food and nutrition security goals The EU is launching four major initiatives to support partner countries in food security and agriculture specifically adressing the key areas of innovation, nutrition resilience and financing. 

25 April 2016 - Palais d'Egmont - 1000 Brussels

09:30–17:00 (Registration open from 08:30)

 

Featuring a high level panel of speakers:

Neven Mimica, EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development

Thierry Mandon, French Secretary of State for Higher Education and Research

Monique Pariat, Director-General, EC Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection

Rudolf Strohmeier, Deputy Director-General, EC Directorate-General for Research and Innovation

Marjeta Jager, Deputy Director-General, EC Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development

María de los Ángeles Benítez Salas, Deputy Director-General, EC Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development

David Nabarro, UNSG Special Adviser on 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Charles Brand, Executive Vice President Development & Service Operations of Tetra Pak

Marie Konate, Côte d'Ivoire Entrepreneur and African Business Woman of the Year

Tom Arnold, Coordinator of the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement

 

Registration required at:   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/high-level-event-registration-319517686

25/04/2016
City: Brussels
Country: Belgium