Safeguarding Food Security in the EU and Beyond

📅 11.00am (Dublin) / 12.00pm (Brussels) | Thursday, 7 July 2022 | Online

The European Commission Representation in Ireland, in co-operation with European Movement Ireland, hosted the online event, ‘Safeguarding Food Security in the EU and Beyond’.

The event explored the Commission’s actions to address rising food prices and tackle global food security. In particular this includes measures to support EU farmers and consumers, provide food security for the Ukrainian citizens as well for “food-deficit” countries.

More information on the European Commission’s actions on food security can be found here.

Date: Thursday, 7 July 2022

Time: 11.00am – 12.00pm Irish Time (12.00 – 13.00 CET)


  • Michael Scannell, Deputy Director-General, Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission
  • Joanna Reid, Director of International Programmes, GOAL
  • Professor Michael Wallace, Professor of Agriculture and Food Economics, School of Agriculture and Food Science, University College Dublin
  • Sophie Healy-Thow, Nutrition Activist

Moderator: Barbara Nolan, Head of the European Commission Representation in Ireland

The event took the format of a panel discussion followed by a Q&A session with participants.