HOSTED BY THE UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL SOIL PARTNERSHIP
|DATE||Friday 4 June|
|TIME||10.30pm to 12.30am NZST (12:30 to 2:30pm CEST)|
|ONLINE||Registration required (see below)|
Soil pollution may be invisible to the human eye, but it limits a soil’s capacity to provide essential ecosystem services and the production of safe and nutritious food.
On 4 June 2021 from 12.30 to 2.30pm CEST (10.30pm to 12.30am NZST), in the framework of the World Environment Day and the launch of the recently declared UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030), FAO’s Global Soil Partnership is pleased to invite you to its webinar “Towards Zero pollution: Launch of the Global Assessment of Soil Pollution“.
*Registering will allow you to access the recordings and presentations if you can’t attend the live webinar.
Opening by Mr QU Dongyu, Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Opening remarks by H.E. David Choquehuanca, Vice-President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia and Ms Inger Andersen, Executive Secretary, United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP.
Soil pollution, a hidden reality (video) and Launch of the “Global Assessment of Soil Pollution” report, Ms Natalia Rodríguez Eugenio, FAO-GSP.
Photo Credit: Anncapictures (Pixabay)