Road to the Glasgow Declaration: bringing food systems to COP26

14dec2:00 am3:30 amRoad to the Glasgow Declaration: bringing food systems to COP26The road to COP26 begins with the launch of the Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration!2:00 am - 3:30 am OrganiserNourish ScotlandEvent TypeWebinar & TalksThemeFood & Agriculture

Event Details

Less than a year to go before COP26, you can join Nourish Scotland, IPES-Food and partners for the launch of the Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration.

The “Glasgow Declaration” is a commitment by subnational governments to tackle the climate emergency through integrated food policies, and a call on national governments to act!

Register now for the launch webinar on 14 December, which will mark the opening for signatories and the beginning of the road to Glasgow.

The webinar will have simultaneous interpretation in English (EN), French (FR) and Spanish (ES).


15:00 CET | Welcome by the moderator | Mr Olivier De Schutter, co-Chair IPES-Food & UN Special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights

15:10 CET | The Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration | Mr Pete Ritchie, Executive director, Nourish Scotland

15:15 CET | Supporting statement | Ms Marcela Villarreal, Director, Partnerships and UN collaboration division, FAO

15:20 CET | Statement | Ms Mairi Gougeon, Scottish Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment

15:30 CET | Perspectives and pledges by local governments around the world

– Mr Álvaro Porro, City of BARCELONA Commissioner of social economy, local development and food policy

– Ms Susan Aitken, Leader of GLASGOW City Council

– Mr Giuseppe Sala, Mayor of MILAN & Chair of Milan Urban Food Policy Pact

– Mr Justin Elicker, Mayor of NEW HAVEN

– Mr Ir Ayhani MA, Regional secretary to the Mayor of SURAKARTA

16:00 CET | Q&A with participants

16:25 CET | Conclusions by the moderator

Join the conversation on social media! #GlasgowDeclaration #COP26



(Monday) 2:00 am - 3:30 am


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