sef: Policy Lunch July 2018

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Global Food Governance. How can the EU lead the way?

12 July 2018, 12-14 hrs
Representation of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia to the EU, Brussels

Conference language: English

Enough food is produced worldwide to feed humanity, yet more than 815 million people in the world are undernourished. Since the food price crisis of 2007 and 2008, a number of initiatives and reforms have been implemented. On a global level, the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) was reformed in 2009 into a highly legitimate policy forum. At European level, the EU Food Security Policy Framework (FSPF) was adopted in 2010 to address food security challenges in developing countries.

What is the vision for global governance for food and nutrition security? How can the EU and its Member States help to improve use of CFS products? How to ensure that EU priorities in other policy areas – such as trade or the Common Agricultural Policy – can be made more coherent with the European food security policy?

sef: and CIDSE – International Alliance of Catholic Development Agencies will debate these questions during a Policy Lunch on the topic of “Global Food Governance. How can the EU lead the way?”.

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Please register until 9 July 2018 here

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The EU in Global Food Governance

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Enough food is produced worldwide to feed humanity, yet more than 815 million people in the world are undernourished. What is the global vision for food and nutrition governance? What initiatives and reforms are being implemented? What role can the EU play?

sef: and CIDSE – International Alliance of Catholic Development Agencies will debate these questions during a Policy Lunch in Brussels on 12 July 2018. Register now!

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Internet freedom is threatened in many states by restrictions to net neutrality or by governments shutting down internet applications. But there are rays of hope. In different world regions, civil society is mobilizing to protect net neutrality or to fight digital rights abuses in the courts. What do activists’ experiences from Europe and Africa have in common? What can journalists and the media contribute?

sef: will discuss these questions with experts from around the globe at a roundtable talk during the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum. Register now!

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Strengthening Local Peacebuilding

EXPERT CONFERENCE ON 29/30 May 2018

The Berlin Summer Dialogue on 29 and 30 May 2018 will discuss the chances and challenges of local peacebuilding as the basis for sustaining peace., with a particular focus on the participation of women and youth. In addition, we will look at useful support for local peace initiatives from outside. Further information and the programme can be found here. Participation by invitation only.

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