22 November 2023 Webinar

International Science Day

The Permanent Representation of France to the United Nations in Rome, CIRAD, INRAE and IRD are organizing the third edition of the "International Science Day: Agriculture - Food - Environment".

The third edition of the International Science Festival, from 13:00 to 15:30 on 22 November, will focus on the 2030 Agenda: the scientific challenges of the sustainable development goals, the importance of international research initiatives, partnerships that make a difference, and looking beyond 2030.

The webinar will be in French, with English simultaneous translation.

13:00: Opening
  • Céline Jurgensen, Ambassador;
  • Valérie Verdier, Chair & CEO of IRD.
13:15: "Science(s) & agenda 2030" session

Moderator: Ségolène Halley-des-Fontaines (INRAE)

  • Global Sustainable Development Report 2023, Ibrahima Hathie (IPAR);
  • Sustainability science, Olivier Dangles (IRD);
  • Reactions, Sylvia Ekra (UN Food Systems Coordination Hub).

Q&A (10 min)

13:45: "International initiatives - Partnerships" session

Moderator: Sélim Louafi (CIRAD)

  • Soils and soil health in Agenda 2030, Paul Luu (4p1000 Initiative);
  • PREZODE: Preventing zoonotic diseases - One Health, Manon Lounnas (IRD);
  • Coalition for food systems transformation through agroecology, Olivier Oliveros (UN Coalition);
  • Space Observatory for Climate, a multilateral initiative to support the SDGs, Frédéric Bretar (CNES).

Q&A (15 min)

14h30: "Beyond 2030 - futures studies"

Moderator: Jean-Luc Chotte (IRD)

  • Which agroecological futures, Fatma Zahra Rostom (CIRAD);
  • Foresight & food systems, Guy Richard (INRAE);
  • Towards new models of progress, Tebaldo Vincinguerra (Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development);
  • Reactions, Lorenzo G. Bellù (FAO).

Q&A (10 min)

15h15: Conclusions
  • Elisabeth Claverie de Saint Martin, CEO of CIRAD;
  • Philippe Mauguin, Chair & CEO of INRAE.

Webinar with live drawing from Lison Bernet.

Registration, which is free of charge, is open. Participants will receive the livestream link by e-mail the day before the event.