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Wednesday, 09 September 2020

Webinar on the Sustainable fish for future food security and nutrition in Africa

The EPLO Institute for Sustainable Development of the European Public Law Organization (EPLO) co- organized with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany, the European Parliament, the Renew Europe, the S&D, the European Parliamentary Alliance against Hunger and Malnutrition, a webinar on: "Fish(ing) for Future" Sustainable fish for food security and nutrition in Africa on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 11:00-12:30 pm CET.

The webinar was held under the auspices of the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Interventions by:

H. E. Amb. Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko, Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, African Union Commission

Martin Hoppe, Head of Division, Food and Nutrition Security, Global Food Policy, Fisheries, BMZ

Manuel Barange, Director, Fisheries Division, FAO

Gaoussou Gueye, President, African Confederations of Professional Organisations of Artisanal Fishing

Michael Phillips, Director, Aquaculture and Fisheries Sciences, CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems, WorldFish

Veronika Veits, Director, International Ocean Governance and Sustainable Fisheries, European Commission DG MARE

Leonard Mizzi, Head of Unit, Rural Development, Food Security and Nutrition, European Commission DG DEVCO


Spyros Kouvelis, EPLO/ISD Director


The webinar was hosted by:

Pierre Karleskind, MEP (Renew Europe)

Isabel Carvalhais, MEP (S&D)


tags: Sustainable fish, food security, nutrition, Africa, Institute for Sustainable Development, Webinar