Knowledge for policy
Event 16 October 2019 Rue Belliard 99/101 Brussels, 1040 Belgium

World Food Day: Nourishing people and nurturing the planet through sustainable healthy diets for all

World Food Day is celebrated on October 16, 2019, and is calling for action across sectors to make sustainable healthy diets affordable and available to everyone. Up to 150 countries across the world join in on World Food Day, making it one of the most celebrated days in the UN calendar.

World Food Day 2019 is calling for action across sectors to make sustainable healthy diets affordable and available to everyone. This year, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the European Commission, the European Economic and Social Committee and the COmmittee of the Regions are inviting you to celebrate the day and discuss the cross-sectoral role of nutrition with a focus on obesity at local, national, EU and global level.

This World Food Day event is joining up with FOOD 2030, linking the EU Research and Innovation context to the global campaign. Providing an evidence-base to policy making and delivering solutions with co-benefits is more than ever key to catalyse systems change.
World Food Day is celebrated on 16th October in up to 150 countries across the world, making it one of the most celebrated days in the UN calendar

Venue
Rue Belliard 99/101 Brussels, 1040 Belgium
Organiser
FAO