EAT-Lancet Launch in Israel

The Israeli Forum for Sustainable Nutrition, in collaboration with the EAT-Lancet Commission and the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, organized an event to commemorate the launch of the EAT-Lancet Report, translated to Hebrew, in Israel. The event took place on the 4th of February, 2020, and was attended by leading figures in the fields of nutrition and environmental sciences in Israel, as well as representatives from governmental agencies and ministries. Prof. Walter Willett, co-author of the report, presented the keynote address via Skype.

Keynote Address by Prof. Walter Willett, co-author of the EAT-Lancet Report

The event programme:

  • Opening remarks by Prof. Tamar Dayan, chairperson of the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, and Alon Shepon, Ph.D, Harvard University and the IFSN.
  • Presentation: Food is the strongest lever for the optimization of health and sustainability, Ofer Mendelsohn, PhD and Sigal Tepper, PhD
  • Presentation: From Force to Practice – Implementation of the EAT-Lancet Report in Israel, Alon Shepon, PhD
  • Discussion: Promoting the implementation of the EAT-Lancet Report recommendations – the role of public representatives and academia
    MK Miki Haimovich, Kahol Lavan Party
    Dov Khenin, PhD, Tel Aviv University, former MK
    Yifat Glick, investigative journalist and presenter of The Green Time, Kan 11 Channel
    Prof. Aron Troen, The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University
    Prof. Noga Kronfeld-Schor, TAU School of Zoology and the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History
  • Discussion: Policy – a system thinking of agriculture, health, environment and nature conservation
    Guy Sumet, CEO of the Ministry of Environmental Protection
    Prof. Ronit Endevelt, manager of the Ministry of Health Nutrition Division
    Prof. Abed Gera, manager of the Plant Protection Unit, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
    Joshua Shkedi, PhD, Chief Scientist, Nature and Parks Authority
    Adv. Reuven Ladianski, deputy mayor of Tel Aviv
    Dorit Adler, PhD, President of the IFSN

Selected photographs from the event

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