Food Wave – Young right to food activists

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Torino, Italy

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March 26th at 17:30 in your time zone

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Food Wave is a project coordinated by the City of Milan in partnership with 16 local authorities and 13 civil society organizations from 16 European countries and one Latin American country. The project aims to increase the knowledge, awareness and commitment of young people (15 million people aged between 15 and 35) on sustainable food practices, both for its production and consumption, that can help mitigate the effects of climate change.

We approach this theme through youth activism and youth influencers, and the involvement of youth gathering places across the city through all communication tools (street art, music, film production, etc).

If you missed the session, you can watch it in English



Marco Alessandro Giusta, City councillor for Rights, Youth policies, Multiculturalism, and International Cooperation of the City of Torino

Maria Bottiglieri, Head of Young Policies & International Cooperation Dept., City of Torino

Part 1 – Meet the wavers: young Right to Food Turin’s activists

Introduction: Ivano Casalegno, Arteria onlus

The voice of young Right to Food Turin’s activists

Part 2 – Young Right to Food activists in the Food Wave World: experiences

  •  Giosuè De Salvo, Mani Tese, & Ottavia Pieretto Slow Food Youth Network: Activism become school: weaving networks of young activists.
  •  Marta Arosio, Alda: European youth associations activism: input from first Food Wave Call for proposal outcome.
  • Young Right to Food activists in Food Wave world: voices and experience

Closing: Emanuela Vita, City of Milan, Food Wave Project Manager

Webinar will be recorded, so do not worry if you cannot make it – you will be able to re-watch it on Terra Madre platform.


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