Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2021 - The Food Effect

Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2021 - The Food Effect

Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2021 - The Food Effect

How the pursuit, production, and consumption of food could unlock new possibilities for achieving sustainable development on a global scale.

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 

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)