Presenting the Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration at COP26 | 6 November 9:30 - 12:30 GMT


On the 6th of November, Glasgow Declaration partners and signatories will be hosted at the Glasgow City Chambers for a high-level panel discussion introduced by Cllr Susan Aitken, leader of Glasgow City Council and moderated by Ms. Hilal Elver, former UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food and representative of the City of Istanbul. 

The event will celebrate subnational leadership on food systems sustainability, and provide an opportunity for the connections to be formed and strengthened amongst signatories and partners of the Glasgow Declaration. Taking place on COP26's designated Nature Day, following the first week of negotiations, this event will underline the critical importance of food systems sustainability to a successful climate emergency agenda.

All Glasgow Declaration signatories are invited to join - in person or virtually. To register interest or learn more, please contact secretariat@glasgowdeclaration.org

The Glasgow Declaration: A Dialogue in the Multilevel Action Pavilion at COP26 | 3 November, 4:30-5:30pm GMT


This panel discussion will be co-organized with the Scottish Government, ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability involving the Local Governments and Municipal Authorities (LGMA). The event will explore issues of multi-level governance, illustrating the powers and levers available at different levels of governance, examples of effective actions, and the challenges of policy integration.

Online registration and full program of the Multilevel Action Pavilion here

Online registration and full program of the Multilevel Action Pavilion here

Policy Coherence, Climate Finance Mobilization and Collaborative Action for a Food Systems Transform at the EU Pavilion at COP26 | 8 November, 10-11am GMT


This panel discussion will be co-organized with Food System Economics Commission (FSEC), 100 Million Farmers, and Cooperative Partnership for Climate-Smart Food and Forestry. Leading stakeholders across food and land use systems will highlight the importance of working across levels of governance to incorporate food systems into renewed and enhanced national and corporate commitments that acknowledge the link between current food system practices and the ongoing climate crisis.

Online registration and full program of the EU Pavilion here

RECIPES FOR RESILIENCE: Food and Climate Zone at COP26 | 1-12 November

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Together with our partners, we are bringing to life 12 days of events dedicated to food and climate during COP26. This space will be remind and highlight the importance of food systems within a successful climate strategy. Panel discussions, exhibitions, screenings, hands-on events and community engagement are all part of the program, accompanied by a climate café putting sustainability in practice.

View a detailed program and register for virtual and in-person events here


Food and Agriculture Offer Solutions to the Climate Crisis at COP26 | 3-12 November


Join Food Tank alongside their partners The Rockefeller Foundation, World Wildlife Fund, World Health Organization, Nourish Scotland, Aleph Farms & more, in a terrific series of events at COP26. Conversations will bring together food system visionaries, emerging leaders, and renowned experts in open dialogue and to highlight how food offers a solution to the climate crisis.

Full list of events and registration for live streams here

Achieving Healthy Diets from Sustainable Blue Food Systems in Small Island Developing States at the COP26 WHO Health Pavilion – 2 November, 5 PM GMT


This event is organized by WHO, EAT, UN Nutrition, and Stanford University. The panel will generate awareness around the climate-food-health systems nexus; present strategies to integrate healthy diets into climate change solutions; link food systems and climate action; underline the importance of aquatic foods in healthy and sustainable diets; and highlight the key roles of youth in food systems transformation and in addressing climate change.

Online registration here

Accelerating the Transition to Sustainable Food Systems, Progress Since COP25 | 9 November, 10:30 AM GMT


This event is co-organized by EAT and the UNFCCC Secretariat to share knowledge and innovative solutions to shift to healthy diets; build awareness around the climate-food-health nexus, including the important roles of biodiversity; share about the progress made through the UN Food Systems Summit; and to highlight key areas of action moving forward.

Online registration here

Food Forward, Achieving Climate Goals through Food System Transformation at the WWF Panda Pavilion at COP26 | 10 November, 9:30 – 11:00 AM GMT


The event is hosted by WWF, EAT, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), CARE, Club of Rome and the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD). This event will demonstrate the food systems transformation is not only a prerequisite for meeting climate goals but a win-win for policymakers to also address nature, hunger, health, resilience, and livelihoods.

Online registration here


International Mayors Panel at COP26 | 11 November, 3:30 – 5:45 PM GMT


Learn how cities across the globe are pioneering ground-breaking solutions to accelerate the delivery of their net zero ambitions. Chaired by ICLEI’s Secretary General, Gino Van Begin, and with leading expert David Miller, Director for International Diplomacy at C40, this session brings together mayors and leaders from Glasgow, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, West Yorkshire, Grand Lyon, Barcelona, Turku and more.

Online registration here

‘METRICS MATTERS’ side event at the MUFPP Global Forum in Barcelona - 19 October


An increasing number of local governments around the world are adopting ambitious food policies to tackle a multitude of issues including the climate crisis, however, the impact of their efforts are often difficult to quantify. This event brings together city representatives and experts to discuss their experiences, successes and challenges in developing and using appropriate metrics and indicators for measuring the impacts of their food policies.

URBACT & A Coruña: From Farm to City - 14 May 


“From Farm to City” is a conference on the URBACT and the Integrated Sustainable Urban Development programmes and their specific links with urban food policies, the Milan Pact and the Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration. The event will be in Spanish and English with simultaneous interpretation.

Learn more and register here

FOOD TALK WITH DANI NIERENBERG: On transforming the food system through local movements


On 1 April 2021, Pete Ritchie and Chantal Clément joined Dani Nierenberg at Food Tank live to talk about the Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration, the incredible work of the Declaration signatories and why food and sub-national governments need to be at the table at COP26!

Listen to the podcast episode here

Launch of the Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration 14 December, 2020

On 14 December, IPES-Food and Nourish Scotland where joined by cities and governments from five continents, and more than 250 people from across the world, for the virtual launch of the Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration - less than one year before COP26. 

Read the summary report here

Read highlights from the webinar chat here

Watch the recording here