In the presence of His Majesty Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Border Security Council, today began the 15th Dubai International Food Security Conference under the slogan “Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Food Systems”, at the Exhibition Center of Dubai. at Expo 2020 Dubai, with the participation of Lviv From representatives of global organizations, regional and international bodies, and members of the academic staff at a number of international and local universities.
During the opening session, which was attended by His Majesty, Secretary General of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Dubai, Abdullah Mohammed Al Basti, His Excellency Daoud Al Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality, in his speech, addressed the flexibility of the food production system in the emirate, and the importance of strengthening partnership between government departments and strategic partners to maintain performance The food system, improving it and improving food security, emphasizing that commitment to sustainable food systems represents the essence of Dubai’s future vision in the field of food security. in a way that supports the goals of the National Food Security Strategy 2051 at the state level.
Daoud Al Hajri also reviewed the ambitious strategies and the multiple initiatives adopted by Dubai Municipality to develop food systems characterized by quality and innovation that have made Dubai an example to be pursued in this field at the regional and international levels.
On the sidelines of the Dubai International Food Security Conference 2021, His Majesty Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum launched the “Dubai Star” initiative, a global initiative that annually honors and encourages restaurants that implement sustainable practices to produce safe, healthy and wholesome. high quality food around the world. , confirming Dubai’s position as a pioneering model for development and excellence in various fields.
The opening ceremony included a dialogue session with officials from government agencies and the food sector, focused on future directions to improve the business sector environment, cooperation and coordination between the concerned authorities on the food sector in the emirate, with the aim of strengthening the flow. of food transition through Dubai shops.The session witnessed the participation of stakeholders from Dubai Municipality, Dubai Digital Authority and the Department of Economy and Tourism in Dubai.
The conference attracted the participation of a number of global and local bodies, including the World Health Organization, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Food and Drug Organization of the United States, the International Institute for Life Sciences, the United States. Department of Agriculture, the Irish Food Safety Authority, the Gulf Standards Organization, and the Federal Center for Competitiveness and Statistics, the Food and Drug Authority, the Jordanian Food and Drug Administration, the Egyptian National Food Safety Authority, the Dubai Health Authority, the Abu Dhabi Health Authority, the Ministry of Health and Community Protection, and other bodies and ministries, and a number of international, regional and local universities.
A selection of speakers from experts, specialists and researchers in the fields of food safety, food security and nutrition from around the world will participate in the Dubai International Food Security Conference, and the conference will continue over the coming days with seminars that may be. was present in the distance.
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