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June 2023

Sustainable food consumption

For Europe to achieve its health and sustainability goals, the way we produce and consume food has to change.

Sustainable food consumption
November 2022

Strategic crisis management

Improving crisis management has become an essential issue for protecting and enhancing present and future wellbeing in the EU and globally.

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March 2022

Improving cancer screening

Organised cancer screening programmes save lives. The earlier a cancer is diagnosed, the greater the chances of treating it successfully and straightforwardly.

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June 2021

The energy transition in Europe

There are many possible pathways towards a carbon-neutral future. Achieving it by 2050 is possible, but this requires urgent action.

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December 2020

Biodegradability of plastics

Plastic pollution is a worldwide problem, and it is still growing. Each year, more and more plastic ends up in the natural environment, raising concerns of risk to the environment, animal and human health.

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November 2020

COVID-19 and future pandemics

This current crisis has taught us that much of Europe was insufficiently prepared. At the same time, we know that COVID-19 will not be the last pandemic or indeed crisis that will emerge.

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June 2020

Climate change and health

Responding to climate change involves a two-pronged approach, including reducing the emissions of greenhouse gases (mitigation) and planning and acting to address those consequences of climate change that cannot be avoided (adaptation).

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March 2020

A sustainable food system

Food lies at the heart of our lives. It is vital for our survival, and links us to our natural and social environment in a unique way. But our food system is unsustainable. How can we ensure future food security without treating people unfairly or leaving them behind?

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8 February 2024
Survey for early- and mid-career researchers
SAPEA is working to increase the participation of early- and mid-career researchers in high-level science and policy advice to the European Union.
10 June to 
14 June 2024
Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress
Hybrid event
SAM staff will offer hands-on training and record a live podcast episode at this global conference in Helsinki.
9 April to 
12 April 2024
Global Food Security conference 2024
In-person event
SAM representatives, including Advisors and working group members, are presenting at this major event on equitable, sustainable and resilient food systems.
13 February 2024
How to make sustainable diets the norm?
Hybrid event
This event aims at presenting and reflecting on our recent scientific advice on sustainable food consumption.
31 January 2024
Food Systems – Der Weg zu einem nachhaltigen, zukunftsfähigen Ernährungssystem
In-person event
The aim of the conference is to contribute to the discussion for a sustainable and resilient food system – with a focus on Europe, without losing sight of the global context. The focus is on the actual costs of our food for society as a whole.
6 December 2023
Towards sustainable food consumption in Europe: The role of informal food chains
Online event
This event will discuss the role of informal and alternative food chains and networks in Europe in the needed shift to healthier and more sustainable food consumption, and how EU policies can support those.
4 December to 
5 December 2023
Food 2030 conference
In-person event with streaming
On 4 and 5 of December 2023, the European Commission will organise a conference in Brussels entitled “Food 2030: green and resilient food systems” to showcase achievements of EU food systems related projects, explore future research and innovation orientations and levers of change.
24 November 2023
International seminar on response diversity
In-person event
As we enter an era of unprecedented turbulence at the planetary level, we urgently need to rethink our crisis management theories, principles, and practices to be fit for purpose in the twenty-first century.
17 November to 
19 November 2023
I-Danha Food Lab annual event
In-person event with streaming
The main goal of this initiative is to bring together various agri-food stakeholders who are committed to accelerating the revolution in food systems to make them more sustainable and support our societies and the planet.
13 November 2023
One Health conference
In-person event with streaming
The event will address the importance of adopting an interconnected approach to health by acknowledging the interdependencies between human, animal, plant and environmental health to better prevent, detect, prepare for and respond to global health threats at global and EU levels.
16 October 2023
KlimaLecture #9: Climate Protection and the Future of Nutrition in Europe
Online event
The event is part of the Junge Akademie's KlimaLectures series.

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