22 November 2023 1:00 - 3:30 pm Ended


International science festival's webinar: "Agenda 2030 & scientific challenges"

CIRAD, INRAE, IRD and France's Permanent Representation to the United Nations in Rome are co-organizing the third edition of the International Science Festival: agriculture - food - environment on November 22 from 1 pm to 3:30 pm.

illustration International science festival's webinar:

International science festival in 2023

This webinar will address the 2030 Agenda topics: scientific challenges of the Sustainable Development Goals, the importance of international research initiatives, and post-2030 outlook.

Event in French with English interpretation

Dowload the webinar program pdf - 657.60 KB

Draft Program

13h00 : Opening

  • Céline Jurgensen, ambassador
  • Valérie Verdier, Chair and CEO of IRD

13h15 : Session « Science(s) & agenda 2030 »

Moderator: Ségolène Halley-des-Fontaines (INRAE)


13h45 : Session « International Initiatives – Partnerships »

Moderator: Sélim Louafi (Cirad)


14h30 : Session « Foresights – Beyond 2030 »

Moderator: Jean-Luc Chotte (IRD)

  • Which agroecological futures, Fatma Zahra Rostom (Cirad)
  • Foresight and Food systems, Guy Richard (INRAE)
  • Towards new models of progress, Tebaldo Vincinguerra
    (Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development)
  • Reactions, Lorenzo G. Bellù (FAO)


15h15 : Conclusions

  • Elisabeth Claverie de Saint Martin, Chair and CEO of Cirad
  • Philippe Mauguin, Chair and CEO of INRAE

Webinar with live drawing from Lison Bernet
Musical final by Timothée Mille (Thousand Seasons studio – from London)

International science festival in 2022 - watch the replay

ScienceDay_Program2023.pdfpdf - 657.60 KB


Raoul Mille Scientific Adviser Permanent Representation of France to FAO, IFAD and WFP in Rome