Issues of food safety and right to food, already raised at Expo Milano 2015, are at the center of the Italian Presidency of the G7 and particularly in the Agriculture Ministerial Meeting that will take place in Bergamo 14/15 October 2017.
In this context, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policy, Bergamo and the University of Bergamo have organized a conference entitled “Zero Hunger Goal”, in support of reaching this sustainable development goal set by the United Nations.
The scope of the event is to publicly launch the work of the G7 Agriculture Ministerial Meeting that will be held in the afternoon and tomorrow, the day before World Hunger Day.
Opening Remarks: Remo Morzenti Pellegrini, Dean of the University of Bergamo, Giorgio Gori, Mayor of Bergamo, Matteo Rossi, President of the Province of Bergamo. Speakers: Maurizio Martina, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policy, Raffaele Trombetta, Italian G7 Sherpa and Ambassador, Graziano da Silva, Director-General of FAO, Mons. Nunzio Galantino, Secretary-General of CEI (Italian Episcopal Conference), Elinuru Palangyo, Tanzanian farmer, Oxfam Female Food Hero – GCAP Italia (Italian Coalition Against Poverty), Nachilala Nkombo, Director Africa of ONE (association founded by U2’s Bono Vox).
Organized by: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policy, Municipality of Bergamo and University of Bergamo.
In collaboration with: Local School Bureau of Bergamo