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Climate Week NYC

Event Details:

Sunday, September 17, 2023 - Sunday, September 24, 2023


New York, NY
United States

Climate Week NYC is the largest annual climate event of its kind, bringing together some 400 events and activities across the City of New York – in person, hybrid and online. Each year, business leaders, political change makers, local decision takers and civil society representatives of all ages and backgrounds, from all over the world, gather to drive the transition, speed up progress, and champion change that is already happening to address climate change. This year, Climate Week NYC was held from September 17-24, 2023.

Food Day at the UN General Assembly

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 | 9:00am - 5:00pm EDT | In-person and virtual

This special livestream event offered global framing for the nexus of food and agriculture, climate, nature, health and finance; key challenges; and pathways for a sustainable, equitable and inclusive food system. The Food Day Action Labs are a focal point to harness the collective intelligence and experience of participants to delve deeper into critical agendas and provide input into tangible actions and deliverables for COP28 and beyond. The Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions and Aquatic Blue Food Coalition partners contributed to Action Lab 3: "Aquatic & Blue Foods: Examining nutritional, livelihood, and environmental implications under climate change."

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Foreign Policy Food+ Forum

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 | 1:30pm - 4:15pm EDT | In-person and virtual

Explore collaborative approaches to fortify food systems around the world. This forum convened policymakers, academics, and industry leaders to share insights, explore innovative solutions, and discuss coherent strategies to address global food and water security. The conversation provoked questions about the resilience of agriculture and fishing industries in light of climate change, and the fragility of global food and water systems in the face of conflict. Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions co-director Jim Leape joined the forum to discuss the role of blue foods – foods from oceans, rivers and lakes – in global food systems. 

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