Global Challenges in the Face of Food Security Crisis (In-person)

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On-Campus event

In person

Royal Roads University
Dogwood Auditorium
2005 Sooke Road, Victoria BC V9B 5Y2

World Food Program Leaders' Perspectives

Join us Wednesday, September 6 for a free, open conversation among World Food Programme leaders discussing the challenges facing global food systems. Offered both online and in-person, this event delves into current global issues impacting communities and the planet's wellbeing. Engage with global leaders, academics, activists, and more to enhance understanding and collaboration towards solutions for complex food system challenges.

It's free and open to the public. Light refreshments served.


  • Dr. George Fedha, World Food Programme Country Director of Namibia and associate faculty in the Global Leadership program at Royal Roads University
  • Ms. Elly Vandenberg, Director, Global Office Canada, World Food Programme
  • Ms. Wanja KaariaWorld Food Programme Country Director and Representative to Cameroon

Facilitator: Philip Steenkamp, Royal Roads University President and Vice-Chancellor


  • 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.: Doors open and light refreshments
  • 7:00 p.m.: Opening, Territorial Acknowledgement, and welcome remarks
  • 7:10 p.m. – 7:40 p.m.: Moderated panel
  • 7:40 p.m. – 8:10 p.m.: Dialogue
  • 8:10 p.m. – 8:40 p.m.: Q&A
  • 8:40 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.: Closing remarks and networking

Additional WFP directors and leaders will join in the conversation online during the dialogue portion of the event. 

Register to attend the event virtually instead.