Food rights and the COP15 Agreement - Afrikagrupperna


Food rights and the COP15 Agreement

Lunch Seminar

Food rights and the COP15 Agreement: Learnings from Montreal, with perspectives from African social movements

  • When: 12th January 2023, 12:00-13:30
  • Where: ForumCiv: Alsnögatan 7, 116 44 Stockholm or online
  • Limited seats. Sandwiches will be served, please register via the form below.
  • Last day to register: 11th January

Mariann Bassey will update us on the role of civil society and food rights’ movement in the negotiations and on the outcomes of the 15th Conference of Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, held in December in Montreal. We will then dive into the role of international aid and civil society in achieving climate justice, biodiversity and food sovereignty in the African context. 

Mariann Bassey-Orovwuje is a Nigerian lawyer, environmental, human and food rights advocate. Mariann is the coordinator for the Food Sovereignty Program for Friends of the Earth Africa, among other things, chaired the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA).

Moderator: Gloria Jimwaga, policy advisor Afrikagrupperna

Participation: Makten Över Maten – Swedish network for food sovereignty

Organized by ForumCiv and Jordens Vänner.