The EAT-Lancet Commission Launch in New York

The EAT-Lancet Commission Launch in New York

Venue: UN Trusteeship Council Chamber, New York
Co-hosts: UN Environment and the Permanent Mission of Norway to the UN
Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Time: 3 pm EST

Can we feed a future population of 10 billion people a healthy diet within planetary boundaries?  

To answer this question, EAT gathered 37 of the planet’s foremost experts who, for the first time ever, propose scientific targets for what constitutes both a healthy diet and a sustainable food system.

Registration is closed for external guests. Remaining seats are reserved for representatives of member states, UN agencies and others with ground passes.
Please show up on time to secure your seat at the event. 

Please note that you will require a Special Events Ticket to access the event as an external guest, unless you have a UN ground pass. A detailed confirmation email about ticket pick-up will be sent in the days prior to the event.


Dr. Gunhild A. Stordalen, EAT’s Founder and Executive Chair, will share her vision on a global dugnad for a better food future.

You will be guided through the report by the world-renowned scientist and co-chair of the Commission – Professor Walter Willett (Harvard University). Following the presentation, H.E. Ms. Mona Juul (Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Norway to the UN), Mr. Satya Tripathi (UN Environment) and Dr. Juan Rivera Dommarco (National Institute of Public Health, Mexico) will provide reflections on the findings.

The event will close with a dynamic panel discussion moderated by Dr. David Nabarro (Food Systems Dialogues) featuring Hilaria Baldwin (Wellness Expert), Alejandra Schrader (Chef & Entrepreneur), Sara Menker (Gro Intelligence) and Anoka Abeyrathne (Conservationist & Women Deliver Young Leader), followed by a global call for action by the incredible Alec Baldwin (Actor & Activist).

The event is free.

Read more about the EAT-Lancet Commission here.