School Meals: the transformative potential of urban food policies

School meals hold significant potential for urban food policies. They offer a promising arena for pursuing several objectives by addressing a particular aspect of the food system: fostering sustainable dietary practices among children and promoting the transition to a healthy and sustainable diet. Additionally, they can contribute to combating food poverty, advancing preventive healthcare measures, […]

Milan Pact Awards 2022 Report

The report gives an overview of the main trends and themes of this edition of the Milan Pact Awards. It is an opportunity to showcase the most innovative practices of MUFPP signatory cities, understanding their key strengths and challenges.

MUFPP 8th Global Forum Rio de Janeiro 2022

The city of Rio de Janeiro hosted the 8th MUFPP Global Forum on 17-19 October 2022 with the theme “Food to Feed the Climate Justice: urban food solutions for a fairer world”. The event, for the first time held in South America, was a unique opportunity for cities, political representatives, international organizations, actors and stakeholders […]

MUFPP & IURC Asia Pacific Food Policy Training – REPORT

The Milan Urban Food Policy Pact Secretariat and the IURC programme jointly developed a series of webinars aimed at cities in the region willing to enrich their knowledge on food policy development. The online training featured a total of 6 webinars directly linked to the categories of the Milan Pact. The aim is to boost the development of urban food policy in Asia Pacific as innovative actions to promote urban development. 

Barcelona Challenge – One year after report

Food systems – entailing activities that allow for the production, transformation, distribution and consumption of food- are responsible for over a third of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions1. Due to all that, food and agriculture are key triggers to cool down the planet. Although cities are not where food is produced, they consume over 70% […]

Report on the 1st MUFPP Asia Pacific Regional Forum

With support from the European Union, the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP) Secretariat and the City of Bandung co-organised the 1st MUFPP Asia Pacific Regional Forum on 3-4 August 2022 in support of Indonesia’s U20 Mayors Summit and G20 Summit, to be held at the end of August and in mid-November this year respectively. Titled […]

Report on 18 European cities. Empowering urban youth for food and climate action.

“Empowering urban youth for food and climate action: A research on 18 European cities ” offers a very broad and significant panorama of how policies concerning food and climate are developed and the ways in which young people are the object or co-protagonists of these policies. As these issues are mainly developing in the absence […]

MUFPP 7th Global Forum Barcelona 2021

In the context of the World Sustainable Food Capital 2021, between 19th – 21st October the City of Barcelona hosted the 7th MUFPP Global Forum on the topic of Growing Resilience: Sustainable Food to tackle the Climate Emergency. The Forum was an excellent opportunity for cities and partners to re-connect, exchange experiences, challenges, knowledge, and […]

2019 Report Milan Pact Awards

This report intends to share the results of the 2019 edition of the Milan Pact Awards, a joint initiative of the City of Milan and the Cariplo Foundation. The Milan Pact Awards were launched in 2016, as a contribution to the activities of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP). This 4th edition was the […]