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President Paul Kagame & H.R.H. The Prince of Wales to participate in UN Food Systems Pre-Summit

Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda, and H.R.H. The Prince of Wales are among the latest delegates to confirm their participation in the Virtual UN Food Systems Pre-Summit, which begins on Monday, July 26.

Among the delegates due to participate in the Pre-Summit are:

  • Mario Draghi, Prime Minister of Italy
  • Katrin Jakobsdottir, Prime Minister of Iceland
  • Paul Kagame, President, Rwanda
  • H.R.H. Prince of Wales
  • H.R.H. Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, Princess of Thailand
  • Beatriz Argimon, Vice President of Uruguay
  • António Guterres, UN Secretary-General
  • Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General
  • Agnes Kalibata, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the 2021 Food Systems Summit
  • Karina Gould, Minister of Development, Canada
  • Jewel Bronaugh, Deputy Secretary, Department of Agriculture, US
  • María Juliana Ruiz, First Lady of Colombia
  • Ban Ki-moon, Former Secretary-General, UN
  • Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Massimo Bottura, three-Michelin-star chef and UN Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Environment Programme
  • Sabrina Elba, UN Goodwill Ambassador for the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

About the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit

The UN Food Systems Summit was announced by the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, on World Food Day last October as a part of the Decade of Action for delivery on the SDGs by 2030.

The aim of the Summit is to deliver progress on all 17 of the SDGs through a food systems approach, leveraging the interconnectedness of food systems to global challenges such as hunger, climate change, poverty and inequality. More information about the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit and list of Advisory Committee and Scientific Group members can be found online: https://www.un.org/foodsystemssummit

The Food Systems Pre-Summit is being held in Rome under the leadership of the Secretary-General and in partnership with the Government of Italy from July 26 to July 28 before the Summit in September.

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