Thursday, October 27, 2016

Global Food Security Symposium - 2017
Now Accepting Applications - Next Generation Delegation Program

Convened annually, the Global Food Security Symposium addresses the US government's and international community’s progress on global food security and ensures that new challenges are met with action and innovation.

Since 2013, the Next Generation Delegation program has provided an opportunity for promising students to engage in symposium discussions and to interact with business and policy leaders, civil society, and social entrepreneurs working on agriculture, food, and nutrition issues.

The 2017 symposium will offer key insights on how to leverage past successes, and invigorate future efforts, amidst an evolving global landscape. This unique window of opportunity is a chance to help shape the next decade of leadership on global food security.

Candidate Opportunities

Next Generation Delegates will have the opportunity to:
•interact with symposium speakers and senior attendees in private forum;
•network with other outstanding students planning careers in global food, agriculture, and nutrition sectors;
•connect with key stakeholders from the public, private, and NGO sectors in private meetings; and
•select delegates may also participate in symposium side events, panel discussions, or video interviews.
Applications due November 4 (includes an essay)

Here is a list of the 2016 Symposium delegates, as reference, and see the tab for the agenda: