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UNESCO HIV and Health Education Clearinghouse

International Food Safety Conference

When: 
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 to Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Where: 
Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA

With an estimated 600 million cases of foodborne illnesses annually, unsafe food is a threat to human health and economies, disproportionally affecting vulnerable and marginalized people, especially women and children, populations affected by conflict and migrants. This joint conference will bring together Ministers of Health, Ministers of Agriculture, leading scientific experts, partner agencies as well as representatives of consumers, food producers and distributors to: Identify key actions and strategies to address current and future challenges to food safety globally; Strengthen commitment at the highest political level to scale up food safety in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

More details on the conference website.

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