Le Cronache Lucane
AttualitàBlogEventi e Cultura



26 – 28 JULY 2021 | ROME

Sistemi Alimentari, il Presidente Draghi interviene al Pre-Vertice delle Nazioni Unite

25 Luglio 2021

Lunedì 26 luglio, alle ore 15.00, il Presidente del Consiglio Mario Draghi interverrà all’evento di Alto livello del Pre-Vertice del Summit sui Sistemi Alimentari delle Nazioni Unite, ospitato dal governo italiano.

Pre-Summit Information

The United Nations Pre-Summit on Food Systems will pave the way for the final global event in September by bringing together different actors from all over the world in order to leverage the power of food systems to make progress on all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (OSS ).

Hosted by the Italian government, the Pre-Summit will be held in Rome from 26 to 28 July 2021. The event, open to all, will have a hybrid format, with an in-person component integrated by a vast virtual platform. Through the Pre-Summit, the United Nations Food Systems Summit will reconfirm its commitment to promoting human rights for all and ensure that the most marginalized groups have the opportunity to participate, contribute and benefit from its carrying out.

Under the leadership of United Nations Secretary General António Guterres, the Pre-Summit will be a “People’s Summit” which will include, among the many participants, young people, farmers, indigenous peoples, civil society, researchers, the private sector, political leaders and ministers of the agriculture, the environment, health, food and finance. The event aims to present the latest scientific and evidence-based approaches from around the world to transforming food systems, to initiate a series of new commitments through joint actions, and to mobilize new funding and partnerships. All this will be achieved by promoting a transversal involvement with the aim of identifying the widest range of possible solutions and maximizing, all together, the impact.

Since last year, the Summit has hosted regular online meetings, public discussions and polls organized around the five action tracks to ensure a wide range of perspectives and ideas for the development of food systems that cater to everyone’s needs. The Summit will review everything that has come to its attention, as Member States and participants from around the world begin to focus on how to put into practice the best ideas and commitments, which will be announced in June, to bridge the gap. gap and increase the ambition to the SDGs by 2030. The Pre-Summit will assess the progress made through this process,

Successful vision

The Pre-Summit, in its broader goal of accelerating the transformation of food systems, aims to:

  1. Bringing together the best ideas of all the structures participating in the Summit, also identifying priorities and summarizing a common vision that will be at the heart of the UN Secretary General’s declaration of action at the Summit.
  2. To represent a moment of commitment for governments, businesses, civil society and other actors in which to announce new actions in order to support the transformation of food systems and promote revolutionary solutions through collaboration between multiple stakeholders.
  3. Provide heads of state and other public and private sector leaders with the opportunity to present and promote their commitments for action, define a line of leadership and strong ambition , and inspire the commitment of many others ahead of the Summit.
  4. Promote a universal discourse and narrativethat places food systems at the center of global efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, with considerable virtual engagement and a coordinated awareness and communication campaign around the world. This speech will highlight the importance of food systems in advancing the climate situation, development finance, health, human rights and other priorities of global concern.
  5. Promote a sense of community by bringing together countries, stakeholders and constituencies across the food system chain and from all parts of the world.
  6. Mobilize public and private investments to drive the transformation of food systems and prioritize breakthrough solutions.

First announced on October 16, 2019 by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, the United Nations Food Systems Summit, which includes a Pre-Summit, was devised following talks with the joint leadership of three agencies of the Nations United based in Rome – the FAO (the Food and Agriculture Organization), IFAD (the International Fund for Agricultural Development) and the WFP (World Food Program) – on the occasion of the High Level Political Forum held in July 2019. In view of the United Nations Summit on Food Systems, which will take place in September 2021 in New York, the Italian government will host a Pre-Summit in Rome from 26 to 28 July 2021. The event will consolidate the progress that has been made been achieved through thebroad public engagement, consultation and data collection process started in 2020, paving the way for an ambitious and productive summit in September.

The event will bring together young people, farmers, indigenous peoples, civil society, researchers, the private sector, political leaders and ministers of agriculture, environment, health, food and finance, among the various participants. The meeting will last three days and is aimed at presenting the latest scientific and evidence-based approaches to transforming food systems, initiating a series of new commitments through joint actions and mobilizing new funding and partnerships.

More Information



Le Cronache Lucane
Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com
error: Contentuti protetti