MUN Academy attended CFS 44 side event: SDGS AND SMALL-SCALE FISHERIES: MEETING COMMITMENTS AND REALIZING THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD

The event was organized by FAO, The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), IFAD, ECOWAS, IPC Fisheries Working Group (TBC), Norway. Karel Callens from FAO’s Food and Nutrition Division opened the panel, introducing the issue of small-scale fisheries and highlighting the role of such communities in delivering nutritious food. Small[…]

MUN Academy attended CFS 44 side event: Global Hearing of the Landless

The event was organized by the CSM Constituency of the Landless, formed by Landless Movements from all continents. The first speaker, Amira Gornass, chair of the Committee on World Food Security, highlighted that hunger is dramatically on the rise and sustainable agriculture, food security, and rural development can be the concrete and effective solutions to[…]

MUN ACADEMY ATTENDED CFS 44 SIDE EVENT: THE VOLUNTARY GUIDELINES FOR SUSTAINABLE SOIL MANAGEMENT (VGSSM) FOR THE ACHIEVEMENT OF A ZERO HUNGER WORLD

The event was organized by the Global Soil Partnership (GSP), the European Commission (EC) and the World Farmers’ Organization (WFO). Hea lthy soils are the basis of healthy food production and since ten major threats regarding soil functioning have been found, it is difficult to have adequate measures to solve this issue. Last year, the[…]

MUN Academy attended CFS 44 side event: IMPROVING CHILD NUTRITION: STRATEGIES FOR PREVENTION AND CONTROL

The event was organized by FAO, The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), IFAD, ECOWAS, IPC Fisheries Working Group (TBC), Norway.   The main objective of this panel was to raise awareness on the issue of malnutrition, with a specific focus on child obesity and malnutrition. Supporting healthy diets is[…]

MUN Academy attended CFS 44 side event: WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT FOR BETTER RESILIENCE IN PASTORAL COMMUNITIES

The event was organized by the Pastoralist Knowledge Hub, the International Livestock Research Institute, the Comitè Permanent Inter-Etat de Lutte contre la Sécheresse dans le Sahel (CILSS), the Spanish Cooperation Agency, the Coalition of European Lobbies for Eastern African Pastoralism, the Eastern and Southern Africa Pastoralist Network and the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry. Junko[…]