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The Role of Sustainable Food Packaging and Processing in Achieving Food Security

30 November –12 December 2023, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

9 December 2023

Time: 16:00-17:30 (GMT +4) | Location: Atoms4Climate Pavilion

This event will showcase the role of sustainable food packaging and processing in achieving food security by reducing food loss and waste. Examples of best practices and available technology will be provided, including circular and recyclable packaging as well as soft-electrons technologies. Speakers will discuss how sustainable food packaging and processing can influence post-harvest food losses and waste, value addition, export, footprint, and policies that support a sustainable food system.

Opening Remarks

Hua Liu, Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, IAEA


  • Dejene Tezera, Director of the Department of Agribusiness Development, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)  

  • Luciana Pellegrino, President, World Packaging Organisation 

  • Habiba Al’Mar’Arshi, Chairperson, Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) 

  • Nidal Haddad, Chief Executive Officer, Al Bayader 

  • Martin Krause, Director of the Division of Programme Support and Coordination, IAEA


Soha Atallah, Vice President, World Packaging Organisation (WPO)


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