- Juil 27 2021
- 7:30 am
ONLINE EVENT: One Health, One Welfare
« Right now we’re facing a human, ecological, and animal health crisis.
🦠️ A global pandemic caused by a zoonotic disease
🔥 Burning rainforests and the destruction of vast swathes of habitat worldwide
🐷 The majority of the 70 billion animals farmed for food confined in industrial livestock production systems.
How is this all interconnected, and how can improving farm animal health welfare and transforming our food systems, improve human and ecological health and well-being?
📅 Tuesday 27 July
⏰ 13.30 to 14.20 CEST // 12:30 to 13:30 BST (7h30 heure du Québec)
SPEAKERS WILL INCLUDE
🎤 Dr Tracey Jones, Global Director of Food Business, Compassion in World Farming
🎤 Madame Xi Chungling, Founder of the first Chinese farm animal welfare body, the International Cooperation Committee on Animal Welfare (ICCAW)
🎤 Dr Stella Maris Huertas Canén, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Master of Animal Health, University of the República Oriental del Uruguay and coordinator for Uruguay of the OIE Collaborating Center in Animal Welfare and Livestock Production Systems
We anticipate lively discussion and expect to curate some strong recommendations to be put forward to the UN Food Systems Summit in September, that aims to launch bold new actions to transform the way the world produces and consumes food, delivering progress on all 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
This event is an affiliated parallel session at the UN Food Systems pre-Summit, organised by Compassion in World Farming with supporting partners Action for Animal Health, the International Cooperation Committee on Animal Welfare, One Welfare, and the World Federation of Animals. »