High-Level Panel Discussion - November 16

The role of system thinking in achieving the SDGs and Agenda 2030


How can agroecology help countries achieve their climate commitments?

Building on the outcomes of the FAO Regional Agroecology Symposiums this panel discussion focuses on the role and comparative advantages of agroecology in food security, building resilience, mitigating climate change impacts and facilitating countries in meeting their Paris Agreement commitments. 

Sándor Fazekas Minister (Hungary)
José Graziano Da Silva Director-General (FAO)
Stéphane Travert Minister (France)
Han Changfu Minister (P.R. China) tbc
Papa Abdoulaye Seck Minister (Senegal)
Alessandro de Pinto, Senior Research Fellow (International Food Policy Research Institute)
Testimony of farmers practicing agroecology worldwide (video)

Moderator: UN Environment

Location and Time:
Meeting room 7

13:15-14:00 - Expert-level segment

14:00-14:45 - High-level segment

Slideshare Lecture
The Role of System Thinking in Achieving the SDGs, Agenda 2030 and the Paris Agreement - Alex De Pinto