A new path for Europe: towards fair, healthy, eco-friendly food

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Bra, Italy

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11:30

October 10th at 11:30 in your time zone

Free event

Europe needs a fair, healthy, eco-friendly food system. The bulk of civil society and the youth of Europe demand it, and before Covid hit they took to the streets in great numbers, and often, to reaffirm their right to a better future, a habitable climate and social justice.

Europe, for its part, has listened to these demands and has responded to them with the Farm to Fork strategy, part of the European Green Deal, a tool to guide a transition towards a different food system, one that’s more sustainable at every link of the food chain, from production to distribution and consumption.

We analyze the path ahead together, touching on some of its fundamental aspects like the promotion of agroecology, sustainable diets and the need to eat less meat, and of higher quality.

PROTAGONISTS

Moderator: Marta Messa, International Council of Slow Food International

Speakers:

  • Johan Rockström, Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Professor of Environmental Science at the University of Stockholm. He was previously Executive Director of the Stockholm Resilience Center and is one of the world’s leading experts on sustainability.
  • Virginijus Sinkevičius, European Commissioner for the Environment, the Oceans and Fishing since 2019, previously Minister for the Economy and Innovation in Lithuania. He plays a fundamental role in the development of the European Green Deal and the implementation of the environmental and climatic objectives of the European Commission.
  • Valérie Masson-Delmotte, researcher and paleoclimatologist from France, who has worked on numerous national and international projects, among which the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), of which she is co-chair. She’s also a member of the French Research Strategic Council, senior researcher at the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) and member of the French High Council for Climate Action (HCAC).

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Event languages: IT, EN, PT, FR, RU, DE, ES

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