Your weekly OWC2021 news!
Only one month left before the World Organic Congress! Don't miss the opportunity to attend our conferences, forums and workshops with participants from all over the world: institutions, politicians, personalities committed to the future of organic farming... An opportunity to share visions and inspirations and to imagine together a sustainable and inclusive future for the planet.
After two days of pre-conferences, the opening ceremony of the 2021 Congress will take place on 7 September at 6 pm.
It will take place in the presence of several international speakers, as well as Loïg Chesnais-Girard (President of the Brittany Region) and Nathalie Appéré (President of Rennes Métropole).
This 2021 edition of the World Organic Congress is sponsored by Nicolas Hulot, President of the Nicolas Hulot Foundation for Nature and Mankind and former Minister of Ecological and Solidarity Transition.
Discover in Nicolas's interview explaining his commitment to this 2021 edition here.
Martin Frick is the Deputy of the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for the Food System Summit 2021. He served before as the Senior Director of UN Climate Change where he was overseeing the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the secretariat's Climate Action work. He previously served as Director for Climate Change at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
On 6-10 September, some 2,500+ organic stakeholders, farmers, researchers and policymakers will address questions around resilience, societal transformation, health, and food sovereignty during the world’s largest organic gathering. Join us virtually or on-site now!
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