WHY STUDY FOOD SECURITY IN GENEVA?
Alleviating hunger and ensuring access to healthy and balanced nutrition are among the top priorities cited in the United Nations Millennium Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. From your base in Geneva, you’ll learn how experts from the UN World Food Program and World Health Organization are addressing health and nutritional needs. Explore a range of issues, such as food sovereignty, global health, climate change, humanitarian emergencies, and forced migration in the context of sustainable development and global food security. Excursions include a visit to Istria, Croatia, to savor the peninsula’s rich culinary tradition and experience the slow food movement.
- Examine obstacles to nutrition and global food security in the 21st century.
- Network with professionals at major international organizations.
- Uncover sustainable agriculture’s role in fostering food security and public health.
- Explore the cultural diversity and rich culinary tradition of the Istrian region.
Coursework or majors in the following areas: environmental studies, ecology, agriculture, sustainable development, political science, policy studies, sociology, or public health.