Towards the next decade
together

FEBA Annual Convention 2019 organised in collaboration with Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus

Villa Aurelia, Rome – 16-17 May 2019

Think global, act local
Act local, share global

On 16 and 17 May, the FEBA Annual Convention 2019 focused on the future of Food Banks in Europe: “Towards the next decade together“. It also focused on the importance of strenghtening ties within our network and with all relevant stakeholders – public institutions, food supply chain and other NGOs.

The aim was to have an open discussion on the main challenges taking place at global level (THINK GLOBAL), to understand their wide-ranging implications at the local level (ACT LOCAL) and to explore how to best harness such changes for the benefit of European Food Banks (SHARE GLOBAL). Participants had the opportunity to intervene in the working tables and insights were much appreciated to enrich the debate.

Dear ladies and gentlemen,
I’m proud to have the opportunity to share with you the spirit of this meeting and even if I’m not with you, I wish you do a good job. I’m deeply convinced that welcoming makes people wise and therefore I think you struggle against an invisible enemy - hunger – extraordinary but due. By doing modern charity your solidarity is elevated to a system and this civil sentiment is nowadays more and more necessary. Stretching out one’s hand towards those who are left behind is a moral duty that makes a country worthy of being called democratic. Your “good practices” are the highest example of civil society. I really thank you very much for your generous and daily commitment.
Congratulations.

Liliana Segre​

Liliana Segre is 89. In 1943, being 13th, she was deported with her father in Auschwitz and immediately separated from him. Her father died after 3 months, and both her grandparents have been killed after 4 months. She was released by the Red Army on the 1st of May 1945. In 1943, 776 Italian children were deported, she is one of the 25 survivors. 

Until 1990, she tried to forget everything. But since then, she has been engaged to witness about the Shoah and to act against racial behaviours and in favor of Human Rights. She wrote books, participated to interviews, gave public speeches and participated to videos. She was nominated Senator for life in 2018, on the occasion of the anniversary of the issue of Italian racial laws.

PLENARY SESSIONS - SPEAKERS

Tobias Becker

Loris Di Pietrantonio

Anne-Laure Gassin

WORKING TABLES

FOOD INDUSTRY

RETAIL SECTOR

FOOD SERVICE

REPUTATION & CORPORATES

DATA COLLECTION & IT

ADVOCACY WITH THE EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS

FUNDRAISING & DIRECT MARKETING

FOOD COLLECTION