Time: Friday, February 25 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Worldwatch Institute Europe
Kongens Nytorv 6, c/o The European Environment Agency
Copenhagen, Denmark

More Info: The Worldwatch Institute and the European Environment Agency have the great pleasure of inviting you to an international ’State of the World’ event in Copenhagen on Friday 25 February.

At the same time we celebrate the opening of Worldwatch’s new European office in Copenhagen, with music, reception, and sustainable food. The program is shown below.

The 2011 edition of Worldwatch’s flagship report is a compelling look at the global food crisis, with particular emphasis on global innovations that can help solve a worldwide problem. There will be a debate with leading international experts in the field.

Registration is required not later than 22 February to: europe@worldwatch.org



14.00 Welcome and opening notes
Christopher Flavin, President Worldwatch Institute
Jacqueline McGlade, Director European Environment Agency

14.10 Presentation of the State of the World 2011 report: Innovations that Nourish the Planet
Danielle Nierenberg, Project Director Worldwatch Institute

14.30 Panel Debate – Innovations that Nourish the Planet
What is Europe’s role in securing sustainable agriculture?

Elsebeth Krogh, Chairwoman, MS - Action Aid Denmark
Hans R. Herren, President Millennium Institute (tbc)
Jacqueline McGlade, Director European Environment Agency

Moderator: Christopher Flavin

15.10 Questions from the audience and media

15.30 Official opening of Worldwatch’s European office in Copenhagen
Bo Normander, Director Worldwatch Europe

15.40 Music – Benjamin Koppel and Maria Carmen Koppel

16.00 Reception and innovative food that nourish the Planet – by the Dirt Cafe and Hahnemann Kitchen