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Updates on the UN Food Systems Summit & Pre-Summit - Youth Engagement
Food Systems Summit - Pre Summit from July 26 to 28, 2021: Registrations Open!
The Pre-Summit of the UN Food Systems Summit will set the stage for the culminating global event in September by bringing together diverse actors from around the world to leverage the power of food systems to deliver progress on all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Hosted by the Government of Italy, the Pre-Summit will take place in Rome from 26–28 July 2021. The event, which is open to all who would like to participate, will take a hybrid format, with an in-person component complemented by a vast virtual programme and platform. Through the Pre-Summit, the UN Food Systems Summit will reaffirm its commitment to promote human rights for all and ensure the most marginalised groups have an opportunity to participate in, contribute to and benefit from the Summit process. Read more details & register on: https://www.un.org/en/food-systems-summit/pre-summit Engage on UNDP SparkBlue Platform for on-going youth consultation for Better Food Systems Now is the time for action! Do you want to be at the forefront of the youth movement for a better food future? Join us from 29 June to 20 July (extended deadline) to suggest priority actions, changes and/or improvements that you want Governments and other relevant actors to take in support of the transformation of our food systems. https://www.sparkblue.org/youth-for-a-better-food-future/discussion/survey-5-minutes The @UNFSS and the @WFF have come together with youth champions to launch an online global consultation to provide youth groups and young leaders with the opportunity to complement, enhance and suggest actions to transform our food systems. Outputs of Youth Consultation
Influence world leaders: Youth groups will reconvene on 15 July to compile the results of the global online consultations carried out by youth leaders from 29 June to 20 July. This will be a unique opportunity to share the priorities of youth, which will be presented at the United Nations Food Systems Pre-Summit on 26 July
This is just the beginning: A compendium of youth-led actions identified during the youth consultation will be fostered, developed and set into motion during the World Food Forum event from 1 to 6 October, and beyond.