Global Bioeconomy Summit

How can the world economy grow sustainably without threatening our natural resources? How can we feed and provide medicines for billions of people under these circumstances? How can we wisely reconcile economic and ecological concerns while ensuring that the opportunities and challenges of globalization are shared fairly?
A biobased economy offers a promising prospect. It relies on renewable resources and scientific findings based on interdisciplinary collaboration. This means that renewable resources and biotechnological processes primarily help to safeguard food security, health for all, and are also used to generate sustainable energy and in industrial manufacturing. UNESCO will be discussing how knowledge, skills and trainings will be established to serve this sector.


Details

Type of Event Category 8-Symposium
Start 19.04.2018 09:00 local time
End 20.04.2018 18:00 local time
Date to be fixed 1
Focal point Fahmi, Ahmed
Organizer
Contact a.fahmi@unesco.org
Country Germany
City Berlin
Venue The Telekom Forum (HSR), Französische Straße 33 a-c, 10117 Berlin
Street the Telekom Forum (HSR), Französische Straße 33 a-c, 10117 Berlin
Room
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of Germany to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 800
Official Website Global Bioeconomy Summit 2018
Link 1 Parallel Workshops III, 20th April, 11:00 – 13:00
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