Public Debates of the CSM Forum

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We are honoured to announce that H.E. the Ambassador Amira Gornass, Chair of the CFS will open the CSM Forum 2016 together with Director General of FAO José Graziano de Silva 

The Civil Society Mechanism (CSM)

to the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS)

would like to kindly invite you to the following Public Parts of the CSM Forum 2016:

In occasion of the International Day of Rural Women

Women’s Struggle for Land and Resources

What Role for the CFS?

15 October 2016 Green Room, FAO HQs

11.30 – 13.00 h

Representatives from global women’s movements and other civil society organizations will share experiences of women’s struggle for land and resources, and introduce into the General Recommendation on the Rights of Rural Women, adopted by CEDAW in March 2016.

HE Ambassador Dinah Grace Akello, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Uganda and Chair of the African Regional Group, and Margot Skarpeteig, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Norwegian Mission to the UN Agencies in Rome, will then comment on “The role of CFS to move forward with women’s rights and the human right to food.”

In occasion of the World Food Day

“The CFS at the Crossroads – 7 Years after the Reform”

16 October 2016 Green Room, FAO HQs

15.30-17.00 h

We are honored that HE Ambassador Amira Gornass, Chair of the CFS and Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Sudan, has confirmed her attendance to this important event. She will be joined for the Panel discussion by Kostas Stamoulis, FAO Assistant Director-General, Bettina Prato – IFAD, and delegates from CSM.

Both meetings are open to all CFS Members and Participants.

We would highly appreciate your presence.

Interpretation will be provided in EN/ES/FR.

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