UN Secretary-General launches World Food Week to spotlight need for sustainable food systems

Mr. Antonio Guterres says we need global engagement and action for inclusive and sustainable food systems

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the fragility of global food systems. Millions more people are hungry, and millions of jobs have been lost. Meanwhile, the climate emergency continues apace.

To address these issues, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres launched today World Food Week and announced a Food Systems Summit in 2021.

The meeting will build on inclusive country and regional dialogues and will define bold actions for inclusive and sustainable food systems.

Watch Mr. Guterres' video message for the launch of World Food Week here.

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