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  • Virtual - 1 Day
    Tuesday
    January 25
    2022

    Strengthening Food Security: A Conversation With US Rep. Chris Stewart

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the world economy, putting the food security and nutrition status of millions of people at risk. In fact, for the first time in five years, world hunger increased significantly in 2020. Given its disruption to essential nutrition interventions and supply chains and its negative impacts on dietary patterns, the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have lasting effects on progress toward achieving Sustainable Development Goal 2 of zero hunger.

    The world is at a critical juncture to get on track toward ending food insecurity and malnutrition. What lessons can be learned from recent setbacks and how can governments around the world support a transformation of the world’s food systems in the years to come? What role does the United States development assistance play in ending hunger and how will crucial multisector interventions be funded?

    In this Devex Newsmaker conversation, reporter Teresa Welsh will speak with U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart on the role of Congress in setting the U.S. global nutrition and food security policy, and the prospects for legislation to strengthen U.S. leadership on global nutrition issues.

    Time: 11 a.m. ET | 5 p.m. CET

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  • Virtual - 1 Day
    Tuesday
    January 25
    2022

    CE Incubator 2021/2022 – National Demo Day

    Join them and get to know the 33 Circular Economy projects that went through the CE Incubator 2021. Be inspired and meet new people!

    About this event

    After screening and selecting through more than 100 applications, they invited 33 ventures to join the Circular Economy Incubator 2021/2022.

    In the last 12 weeks, the ventures participated in weekly lunch’n’learn and peer exchange sessions, discussed challenges and solutions with their personal mentor, and developed their projects further with the self learning tool.

    On January 25, the entrepreneurs are now ready to share their vision, progress and learnings with you at this virtual demo day.

     

    Agenda:

      • 17:00 Welcoming words
      • 17:15 Pitching Session 1: Circularity in Food Agriculture and Packaging
      • 17:50 Networking & Transition Break
      • 17:55 Pitching Session 2: Circularity in Smart Cities, Industry & Procurement
      • 18:35 Networking & Transition Break
      • 18:40 Pitching Session 3: Circularity in Fashion and Consumer Goods
      • 19:15 Networking & Transition Break
      • 19:20 Pitching Session 4: Circularity as Sharing and Platform solutions
      • 19:50 Networking & Transition Break
      • 20:00 Closing & Award Ceremony
      • 20:15 Virtual Apero & Celebration

     

    Please register for this virtual event here on Eventbrite. Closer to the event, they will send you more info and the link to participate virtually.

    Please note: “General Public” ticket holders will receive a link to the live-stream, ticket holders of the “Partner, Investors, and Media” category will receive a link to Zoom to connect with the startups directly.

    They look forward to meeting you!

    Time: 11:00 AM – 2:15 PM EST

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