Registration for the 47th Session of the Committee on World Food Security is now open! 

The session will take place 8 - 11 February in a virtual format. Members of the private sector are encouraged to register themselves via this link:

Registration will remain open until 11 February but we encourage you to register as soon as possible. 

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  • Fill in your details and under “organization” please input “Private Sector Mechanism”
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  • Registration for side events will be a separate process. Information on this has not yet been released. 

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Time (in CET) Monday 8 February Tuesday 9 February

Wednesday 10 February

Thursday 11 February
09:30 - 12:30

I. Organizational Matters

II. Food security and nutrition: Building a global narrative towards 2030
a) Keynote intervention
b)HLPE report
c)Delegation statements

III. Global Thematic Event: Framework for Action for Food Security and Nutrition in Protracted Crises V. Endorsement and Uptake of the Voluntary Guidelines on Food Systems and Nutrition

CFS Secretariat's Open Session Event

Special Session on Impacts of CFS Policy Products on Country Level Food Security and Nutrition and COVID Recovery 

13:00 - 14:15

Side Event One:
Transforming Agricultural Innovation for Climate, Nature and People - Evidence insights for COP26 and the UN Food Systems Summit

Side Event Two:
Exploring the application of CFS instruments to address gender, youth, inequality and data systems in small-scale fisheries

Side Event Three:
How COVID-19 affected school feeding programmes and how to strengthen them post COVID-19, including home-grown school meals

Side Event Four: Listen Up: Engaging Farmers in the Process of Repurposing Agricultural Policy

Side Event Five: Ensuring the human rights to adequate food for sustainable food systems: how has the COVID-19 pandemic affected its realization and what policy solutions can be brought to the table that can help accelerate progress towards the SDGs?

Side Event Six: Developing effective policy to COVID-19: What is needed and what is the role of the CFS?

Side Event Seven: Implementing the UN Decade of Family Farming (UNDFF) to face COVID-19 and achieve resilient and sustainable food systems

Side Event Eight: Driving Food Loss and Waste Reductions through Innovation

Side Event Nine: Data for Food Security: Taking forward the CFS data workstream

Side Event Ten: Upholding integrated, participatory and inclusive food systems governance through the CFS and UN Food Systems Summit Process

Side Event Eleven: Agricultural Solutions: Forging Consensus Against Linked Food Security, Nutrition, Health and Climate Challenges

Side Event Twelve: Indigenous Peoples roadmap towards the UN Food Systems Summit


14:30 - 17:30

II. FSN "Global narrative towards 2030" (continued)
c) Delegate statements continued

IV. CFS Multi-Year Programme of Work (MYPOW) 2020 - 2030
a) Update of the Rolling Section
b) Terms of Reference for the Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment

V. Voluntary Guidelines on Food Systems and Nutrition (Continued) VI. Other Matters
17:30 onwards     Drafting Committee  
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