Global food security at risk in the aftermath of the Ukrainian war – the role of civil society

14:30 | Introduction

14:35 | Setting the scene: Projected effects of the war on food insecurity in the world

  • Vladimir Rakhmanin, FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Europe and Central Asia
  • Leonard Mizzi, European Commission, DG International Partnerships, Head of Unit Sustainable Agri-Food Systems and Fisheries 

15:00 | Perspectives from different world regions

  • Prof. Phoebe Koundouri, Co-Chair United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) – Europe: focus on the Mediterranean Region
  • Hidayat Greenfield, Regional Secretary for the Asia-Pacific section of the International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations (IUF)
  • Josep Puxeu Rocamora, President of the EESC Latin America Follow-up Committee
  • Rachel Banda, coffee farmer from the Phata Outgrowers Coop, Malawi, Africa

Questions and answers and debate with NAT Members

16:25 | Conclusions