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Deputy UN chief — World Points



The so-called UN Meals Methods Stocktaking Second is the primary world follow-up to a 2021 summit convened to vary how the world produces, consumes and thinks about meals. 

The high-level occasion falls on the midway level for attaining the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Growth and the 17 Sustainable Growth (SDGs), which give a blueprint for a extra truthful, equitable and “inexperienced” world. 

Enhancing lives and livelihoods 

“I’m wanting ahead to Italy’s management in bringing collectively stakeholders to create the proof that meals programs transformation is a vital SDGs accelerator,” stated Ms. Mohammed, stressing that “extra sustainable, equitable, wholesome and resilient meals programs immediately affect individuals’s lives and livelihoods as we attempt for a greater future for individuals and for the planet.” 

Throughout the Stocktaking Second, nations will share tales of success and early indicators of transformation, whereas sustaining the momentum wanted to make sure resilient meals programs. 

It’ll happen from 24 to 26 July on the headquarters of the UN Meals and Agriculture Group (FAO) within the Italian capital.

Italy will host, in collaboration with FAO and two different UN businesses – the worldwide Fund for Agricultural Growth (IFAD) and the World Meals Programme (WFP) – that are additionally based mostly in Rome. 

The UN Meals Methods Coordination Hub, which helps governments in creating and implementing agrifood system transformation, and the broader UN system, are additionally organizers.  

Contributions and challenges 

The three-day assembly will present a chance for nations to report on progress made because the UN Meals Methods Summit in September 2021, held on-line, the place greater than 50,000 individuals, together with 77 world leaders, dedicated to speed up motion on transformation. 

Italy hosted the pre-summit in Rome that July.

On the Stocktaking Second, governments may even assess their contributions to attaining sustainable growth regardless of a present world context that has considerably modified. 

The UN studies that the variety of individuals worldwide who can’t afford a nutritious diet rose by a further 112 million between 2019 to 2020, to nearly 3.1 billion, reflecting the impacts of rising meals costs in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Vegetables on sale at a market in Rome, Italy.

© FAO/Victor Sokolowicz

Greens on sale at a market in Rome, Italy.

Buon appetito 

Italy has welcomed its position as host and co-organizer, stated Deputy Prime Minister Antonio Tajani, who can also be the Minister of Overseas Affairs and Worldwide Cooperation. 

“Italy, with the strategic involvement of its robust and modern agrifood sector, is dedicated to play an more and more energetic position in supporting the efforts of the worldwide group to advertise meals safety and transformative and modern options for sustainable and environment friendly meals programs all through the world,” he stated.  

“As one of many oldest and most influential meals cultures of the world, we intend to play our half in addressing one of many key challenges for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda.” 

‘Seize the chance’ 

The Stocktaking Second will additional spotlight the central position of meals programs transformations in general SDG development forward of the Sustainable Growth Targets Summit in September.  

The UN and Italy urged nations and stakeholders to “put together and seize the chance” to reaffirm world dedication to behave with urgency, in keeping with the promise of the SDGs.  



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