Co-hosted with Italy, the Session and technical discussions in FAO will be accompanied by informative and optional side events.

The IPC welcomes interested organisations to host side events at the margins of the IPC meeting. Proposals for side events should be submitted to the IPC-Secretariat ( They should include the theme of the side event, including its relevance to the IPC, and the format of the event (including materials to be used and presented). Side events will be approximately 90 minutes long, they will be held on FAO’s premises during the lunch and evening breaks.

The deadline for submission is 1 May 2021.