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02.10.2023 | Blog

Turning political intent into action to achieve "Zero Hunger"

After the SDG Summit in New York: a panel discussion on what actions need to follow the SDG Summit now to achieve SDG 2 "Zero Hunger by 2030", and which role Germany has in this regard.

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Unkultivierte Nahrung aus dem Wald: Ausgestellte Waldfruechte auf von Living Farms organisierter Food Fair. © Brockmann/Welthungerhilfe
Johanna Braun Policy & External Relations

The international community reached the 2030 Agenda's halfway mark. According to the United Nation only 15% of the SDG targets are currently on track. The Global Sustainable Development Report 2023 summarizes the Situation as a "stagnation in the face of multiple crises".

19/10/2023, 4:30-6:30pm, Berliner Freiheit

Exactly one month after the SDG Summit in New York, we will discuss what actions need to follow the SDG Summit now to achieve SDG 2 "Zero Hunger by 2030",and which role Germany has in this regard. 

With guests from civil society, politics, academia and the private sector, we will discuss these questions on site in Berlin, followed by a get-together.

An online registration is required to participate in the event.

Register here


WELCOME:  Asja Hanano, Head of Policy & External Relations, Welthungerhilfe

KEYNOTE: Dr. Bärbel Kofler, Parliamentary State Secretary, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

PANEL I: Involving marginalized groups in decision-making processes

PANEL II: Financing effective approaches to rural development 


The event will be held in English, and simultaneous translation into German and French will be provided.

Welthungerhilfe is one of the largest private aid organisations in Germany and enjoys both political and religious independence. It is fighting for "Zero Hunger by 2030". Since being founded in 1962, it has provided funding of EUR 4.75 billion for more than 11,498 overseas projects in 72 countries. Welthungerhilfe bases its efforts on the principle of help for self-help, which it implements with measures ranging from rapid disaster relief to rehabilitation to long-term development cooperation projects with national and international partner organisations.


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