We have a pleasure to invite you to the International Forum “Food Policy, Rural Development and Gender Equality in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia: current trends and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic”.  

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The Forum program includes three online sessions 10, 12 and 17 March, focused on specific topics:

  • 10.03,15:00 – 17:00 Moscow time (13:00 – 15:00 CET) - Gender Responsive Agricultural аnd Food Systems Policies: Status аnd Prospects in Europe аnd Central Asia Region

  • 12.03, 13:00-15:30 Moscow time (11:00-13:30 CET) - Rural Women, Youth and Economic Opportunities: Cases from Europe and Central Asia to Accelerate the Achievement of the SDGS

  • 17.03, 13:00-15:30 Moscow time (11:00-13:30 CET) - Leaving No One Behind: Gender Inclusion in Education and Professional Training for Rural Economy of Knowledge

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Forum’s organizers:

- the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO);

- the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE).

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The webinars are expected to contribute to a regional policy dialogue on the issues pertaining to sustainability of food systems in the region, rural youth and women, through creation of a broad expert platform. Key speakers represent international organizations, government bodies, academic and business communities, farmers and social organizations, civil activists from Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia.

The outcomes of the discussions will feed into the on-going FAO-led Regional Dialogue and its concluding event to be held in May 2021, as well as will be communicated to the UN Systems Summit via the Dialogues Gateway.

For more information and registration, please visit our web site: https://inagres.hse.ru/en/faogenderwebinars/