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Aurelio Peccei Lecture 103rd
"From Farm to Fork” Sustainable Food Systems and the EU Green Deal

Thursday 25 June 2020
from 13:30 to 20:30
by An event by the Club of Rome-EU chapter in honour of Raoul Weiler
Next Event 103rd LECTURE

The Club of Rome EU-Chapter
in collaboration with
IPES-Food (International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems)
and
Agroecology Europe


EU-Chapter
”From Farm to Fork”
Sustainable Food Systems and the EU Green Deal

Royal Academy of Belgium, Brussels, on Thursday 25 June 2020, 1:30 to 8:30pm

Programme

1.30-2.00 pm Welcome desk

2.00-2.05 pm Welcome-Introduction, by Roland Moreau, President, The Club of Rome EU- Chapter

2.05-2.20 pm Tribute to Raoul Weiler, by Mark Dubrulle (Club of Rome EU-Chapter, President emeritus), Dirk Holemans (Oikos foundation) and Philippe Weiler

3 Thematic sessions introduced by a 20 minutes presentation followed by Q/A with participants:

2.20-3.10 pm A livable planet: Agroecology, a new path for European agriculture 
Introduction by Alain Peeters, Secretary General, Agroecology Europe

3.10-3.50 pm Healthy people:
Agroecology and the food system
Introduction by Stefanie Vandevijvere, Scientist, Lifestyle & Chronic Diseases, Sciensano

 3.50-4.40 pm Prosperous communities: Reforming the CAP for a rapid transition of European agriculture to an agroecological model
Introduction by Olivier Lefebvre, Manager and Financier

(Coffee) Break 4.40 – 5.00 

Time for action:
5.00-5.50pm Delivering on commitments: nextsteps of the “Farm to Fork” strategy Societal challenges of agroecology
Introduction by Olivier De Schutter, Co-chair, IPES-Food
Followed by a general discussion involving participants

5.50-6.50 pm Panel Debate with key actors of the necessary transition
EU Commission: DG Agri (high-level participation confirmed), DG Health (Ms Anne Bucher, TBC) & DG Envi (Daniel Calleja), Paulo Caruso Dias De Lima (FAO representative to the EU), Marco Contiero (Greenpeace), Pierre-Marie Aubert (IDDRI), Nikolai Pushkarev or Replacement (European Public Health Alliance), Monique Goyens (BEUC), Geneviève Savigny (ECVC), Representative of ARDO (agro-industry), Piet Vanthemsche (Independent Director),... 

6.50-7.00 pm Closing remarks

7.00-8.30 pm Cocktail dinner
Networking and socializing