Building Forward Better – for ONE Climate-Resilient and Healthy WORLD without Hunger.
Time: Monday, 18. January 2021, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (CET), subsequent deep dive 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Languages: English, German
The subject of the panel was how to ensure food security for the world’s population in the future, manage climate change and become more resilient to global pandemics.
State Secretary Dr. Flachsbarth introduced the topic from a political perspective and Martien van Nieuwkoop gave insights into how the pandemic has influenced the work of the World Bank.The four experts introduced themselves in their private environment with personal statements.
In the subsequent live panel (including questions from the audience), the four guests discussed concrete measures to make food systems more resilient to the effects of climate change, to strengthen the resilience of food systems in times of a global pandemic, the contribution of the agricultural sector to the One Health approach, and to prevent further pandemics.
As a conclusion, moderator Carin Smaller pointed out that these global issues cannot be considered separately. It is important to recognise ttheir complexity and address them with a holistic approach.