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Feb28

Highlights from the State of the World 2011 Launch in Copenhagen

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Check out some highlights from the Danish launch of State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet, hosted by the European Environmental Agency (EEA) in Copenhagen on February 25th. Speakers included Nourishing the Planet co-Project Director, Danielle Nierenberg; Worldwatch President, Christopher Flavin; Elsebeth Krogh, Chairwoman, MS – ActionAid Denmark; Hans Herren, President of the Millennium Institute and contributing author to State of the World 2011; and Jacqueline McGlade, Director of the EEA.

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8ShWncktOc

Feb11

State of the World 2011 Launch in Denmark

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State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet will be launched in Copenhagen, Denmark on February 25th to mark the official opening of Worldwatch’s European office, in partnership with the European Environment Agency.

Hans Herren Millennium Institute State of the World Launch Copenhagen Denmark

Hans Herren, President, Millennium Institute, will speak at the State of the World Launch in Copenhagen. (photo credit: Bernard Pollack)

Worldwatch President Christopher Flavin will join Worldwatch Europe Director Bo Normander in Copenhagen to discuss the extension of the Institute’s research into the European policy sphere.

The launch, which will feature refreshments from local sustainable caterers, Hahnemann’s Kitchen and Dirt Café, and will showcase a policy debate on Europe’s role in promoting sustainable agriculture practices towards the creation of a healthier global food system. The debate will include speakers such as Elsebeth Krogh, Chairwoman of ActionAid Denmark, Hans Herren, President of Millennium Institute and contributing author to State of the World 2011, and Jacqueline McGlade, Executive Director of the European Environment Agency.

Senior Researcher and co-project Director Danielle Nierenberg, who spent the last year researching on the ground in over 25 countries in Africa, will also participate in the launch events.  She will present key findings from the report, including a roadmap for agricultural investment in successful projects that can prevent food waste, build resilience to climate change, and strengthen farming in cities.

The event will be hosted by the European Environment Agency at Kongens Nytorv 6, 1050 Copenhagen K. To register for the event email Europe@worldwatch.org or astone@worldwatch.org, or call +45 3336 7187 in Denmark or (+1) 202-452-1999 x514 in the United States.