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Moscow, Russia

Conference "Comprehensive approach to social protection and food security for sustainable development"

On October 21-22, 2013 Russian G20 Presidency in cooperation with the World Bank hosted the International Conference "Comprehensive Approach to Social Protection and Food Security for Sustainable Development".

The conference brought together participants from G20 countries, international organizations and partner countries, representing beneficiaries of on-going programs in the area of social protection, food security and human resource development.

The event provided a platform for a straightforward dialogue and experience exchange among a wide group of policy makers and practitioners on good practices, operational and institutional aspects of different social protection systems, programs and instruments.

The main objectives of the conference were extension of G20 outreach activity and broadening the involvement of all interested stakeholders in elaboration of recommendations and further possible steps for G20 in the area of development and implementation of the comprehensive approach to food security, human resource development and social protection in close linkage to post-MDGs.

The conference took place in Renaissance Moscow Monarch Center Hotel, at the address: 31 A, bld.1, Leningradsky prospect.