Virtual science days of the UN Food Systems Summit 2021

July 8, 2021 | 13:00 h - July 9, 2021 | 18:00 h

The Science Days will offer an important opportunity to contribute to the agenda-setting process of the United Nations Food Systems Summit with scientific evidence and perspectives.

The Science Days will be organized as a two half-day (program from 13:00-18:00 CEST each day) virtual event on July 08-09. Plenary and parallel sessions will cover key topics such as:


  • Unlocking the potential of science, technology and innovation for the transformation of food systems
  • Identifying science-based options to achieve more healthy, sustainable, inclusive resilient food systems
  • Fostering linkages between science, people and policy for food system transformation
  • Getting to grips with contentious issues related to science, technology and innovations for food systems
  • Empowering and engaging key players in food system transformation
  • Pushing the frontiers of science for food systems
  • Looking ahead to 2030 and beyond: Opportunities, trade-offs, obstacles and synergies.

The full programme is available at

The Science Days will be preceded by a series of side-events on July 05-07.

Please join to contribute to the scientific debate on how to transform our food systems and share experiences and insights around science-based actions and solutions.

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