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The Dublin Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Climate Justice
Dublin Castle
15 April 2013 - 16 April 2013


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The conference is being hosted jointly by the Government of Ireland and the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice. Both the World Food Programme and the CGIAR Research Group for Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CGIAR/CCAFS) are conference organising partners. The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) are also supporting the conference.

The Irish Government and the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice are convening an international conference in Dublin on 15-16 April 2013 to open dialogue and debate on these linked challenges, and to encourage and inspire innovative thinking and solutions. The conference is being organised in partnership with the World Food Programme and the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). The objective is to facilitate a respectful dialogue and learn from practical experience and robust evidence to inform a new approach to addressing hunger, nutrition and climate justice, in the context of the new international development agenda. FANRPAN’s CEO, Dr Lindiwe Majele Sibanda will be participating in a high-level panel with the Hon. Minister for Environment Phil Hogan, Rachel Kyte VP for sustainable development World Bank, Mitchell Lay President of the Caribbean Network of Fisherfolk Organisation and Carlos Klink, National Secretary for Climate Change and Environmental Quality with the Brazilian Ministry of Environment on Tuesday, 16th April 2013, 9.40 - 10.20: ‘From learning to leading’, shaping the post-2015 development agenda – Challenges and Opportunities. The panel will be moderated by Camilla Toulmin, Director of IIED.

“Hunger – Nutrition – Climate Justice 2013” takes place in Dublin Castle and brings together global leaders, policy-makers and scientists with representatives of communities from Africa, Asia and Central America who are striving to produce nutritious food sustainably in regions which are most affected by climate change. The conference is being hosted as part of Ireland’s EU Council Presidency. Former US Vice-President Al Gore, Ambassador Patricia Espinosa, of the UN High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda; EU Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs and almost 100 representatives of communities living on the frontline of climate change are among those who will attend to explore the linked challenges of hunger, under-nutrition and climate change.

For further information about the conference, we encourage participants to access the conference website



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