The 12 members of the steering committee of the MUFPP – Milan Urban Food Policy Pact of which the mayor Giuseppe Sala he is chairman of the Steering Committee.
The new body will remain in office for the next two years and will have the task of transforming urban food systems by making them more sustainable and inclusive, providing strategic oversight.
More than 20 candidates were registered for this election and 50% of the voting signatory cities expressed their opinion.
The newly formed committee now welcomes the representatives of:
– Africa: Antananarivo (Madagascar) e Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso);
– Asia-Pacific: Bandung (Indonesia) and Seoul (South Korea);
– Europe: Barcelona (Spain), Birmingham (United Kingdom) and Milan (Italy);
– Eurasia and Southwest Asia: Kazan (Russian Federation) and Tel Aviv (Israel);
– North and Central America: Mérida (Mexico) and New Haven (United States);
– South America: Belo Horizonte (Brazil) and Rosario (Argentina).
The Food Policy Committee will therefore support the participating cities directly in their territory also through the Milan Pact Awards, promoting the sharing of good practices, involving them in cooperation initiatives between cities, supporting the role of cities in the transformation of the system at a regional and international level. food and organizing webinars and events to enrich the entire community of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact.
On April 13, the Municipality and the Italy ASEAN association promoted a webinar which was attended by the newly elected cities of Bandung and Seoul, the European Commission and numerous cities in Asia Pacific interested in joining the Pact. They shared the commitment to achieve the sustainable development goals promoted by the UN by 2030.
The webinar was then an opportunity for the cities of Sydney (Australia) and Wellington (New Zealand) to announce their entry into the pact.