The Food Effect
Hunger | Malnutrition | Climate
The Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2021 addressed how the pursuit, production, and consumption of food could unlock new possibilities for achieving sustainable development on a global scale. In exploring why and how food plays a central role in reaching the UN Sustainable Development Goals, we heard from leading experts and innovators in the fight for food security and a sustainable future.
Keynote speakers: David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme, 2021 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Johan Rockström, Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.
Participants: Agnes Kalibata, UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for the Food System's Summit, Anne Beathe Tvinnereim, Norwegian Minister of International Development, Bård Vegar Solhjell, Director General of Norad, Gunhild A. Stordalen, Founder & Executive Chair of EAT, Sophie Healy-Thow, Global Youth Campaign Coordinator of Action4Food and Jen Leung, Deputy Director of the Redford Institute.
Moderator: Erik Aasheim, journalist, author and conference speaker.
The Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2021 was made possible with support from the City of Oslo, and was part of Oslo Peace Days, a collaboration between the Norwegian Nobel Institute, the University of Oslo, the City of Oslo, the Nobel Peace Center, and the Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO).