2. THE RECOGNITION OF UNESCO IN THE CONCEPT

Categories Global food system

To develop this philosophy and model at all levels (theoretical studies, training, dissemination ...), the Board of Directors met on February 25, 2010 in Madrid, at the headquarters of the CSIC, and on the proposal of its Chairman. , Federico Mayor Zaragoza, decided unanimously to request a UNESCO Chair under the name of "Science and innovation for sustainable development: production and world food security." It was decided that the Presidency would have the collaboration of all the members of the Foundation and that it would be located in the facilities of the UNED. Both its approach, reflected in its name, and its specific objectives (Article 2 of the Agreement) make it a non-graphic, but rather special President, whose objective is to articulate in a complete system, with very well defined areas that will be developed for the future. Science and innovation

Among the specific objectives of the Chair (Art. 2) are: the creation of a network of higher education and research institutions, as well as experts in global food production, general activities characteristic of the UNESCO Chairs and the «design and implementation , together with its partners, of activities (including research) focused on the following four areas of the food system: availability (raw materials, processed foods, nutrition ...); economic factors; public policies (agrifood, markets, etc ...) and knowledge, behavior and culture (knowledge, culture, food, training, consumer ...) "It also plans to widely disseminate the results obtained.

Among the specific objectives of the Chair (Art. 2) are: the creation of a network of higher education and research institutions, as well as experts in global food production, general activities characteristic of the UNESCO Chairs and the «design and implementation, together with its partners, of activities (including research) focused on the following four areas of the food system: availability (raw materials, processed foods, nutrition ...); economic factors; public policies (agrifood, markets, etc ...) and knowledge, behavior and culture (knowledge, culture, food, training, consumer ...) "It also plans to disseminate the results obtained.

OBJECTIVES OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Global Food System and Sustainable Development Goals: «Food at the Crossroads»

In line with the SDGs defined by the United Nations, Fundación Triptolemos, together with the recording team of the UNED, have produced this new video framed in the activities of the CATEDRA UNESCO UNED-TRIPTOLEMOS «Science and innovation for sustainable development: world food production and food security» to address the food challenges of the 21st century from a food system approach. Considering that responsible business activity is the engine of the economy and knowledge plays a key role.