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The international Symposium “Agriculture, Biodiversity and Food Security: From Commitments to Actions,” will be held at the Quebec City Convention Centre from April 30 to May 2, 2024.

The event is co-organised by Université Laval's Graduate School of International Studies (ESEI), the Quebec government's ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie (MRIF), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Agricultural stakeholders have always played, and will continue to play, a key role in the protection and sustainable management of biodiversity. However, this contribution is often misunderstood, neglected, or, in some cases, left out of national or international processes. This Symposium aims to highlight agriculture as a source of solutions to biodiversity-related challenges and will seek to promote and facilitate the collective commitment of all agricultural stakeholders to the implementation of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework and the transformation of agrifood systems.

Registration for participation in the symposium is now closed. 

A consultation was held through the Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN-Forum).  You can consult the contributions received to date.

The following costs are covered for people participating in person:

  • Symposium registration
  • Lunch on 30 April and 1 May            
  • Coffee breaks on 30 April, 1 and 2 May

For more detailed information on the program, please see the "Program" section.

Main Partner

Gold Partners

Silver Partners

Bronze Partners