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11 December 2021
Food systems

Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2021: The Food Effect Hunger | Malnutrition | Climate

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Join the Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2021 as we hear from leading experts and innovators in the fight for food security and a sustainable future. Together, we will explore why and how food plays a central role in reaching the UN Sustainable Development Goals and how every person can join the effort to eradicate hunger and malnutrition.



Opening remarks

Olav Njølstad, Director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute

10:05- 10:20

Hunger – A Race Against Time
David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme


Holding the 1.5°C Line – Towards a Sustainable Food System
Professor Johan Rockström, Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

10:45 – 11:00
Interview: The Food Effect

Bård Vegar Solhjell, Director General of Norad

11:00– 11:05
Food Can Fix It

Dr. Gunhild A. Stordalen, Founder & Executive Chair EAT (video)

11:05– 11:30
Round table: Solutions 

Sophie Healy-Thow, Global Youth Campaign Coordinator Action4Food
Jen Leung, Deputy Director, The Redford Institute

11:30 – 11:50
Interview: The Peoples’ Food Summit

Dr. Agnes Kalibata, UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for the Food System’s Summit.

11:50- 12:00
Closing remarks

Anniken Huitfeldt, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Norway


Follow along here: Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2021: The Food Effect – YouTube

The Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2021 is made possible with support from the City of Oslo, and is 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)


From 11 December 2021 at 10:00 to 11 December 2021 at 12:00



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