The Role of the Right to Food in Combating Global Hunger

Date: 
June 5, 2012
Time: 
12:15 pm to 1:45 pm EDT (Please join us for lunch beginning at 11:45 am); Live webcast coming up at the scheduled time

Presenter(s): 
Speaker -- Olivier De Schutter | United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food; Chair -- Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI
Contact/RSVP: 

RSVP to Simone Hill-Lee - s.hill-lee@cgiar.org, 202-862-8107

Location: 

International Food Policy Research Institute
2033 K Street, NW, Washington, DC
Fourth Floor Conference Facility

This seminar will examine how legal, institutional, and policy frameworks grounded in the right to food can improve the actions States take to improve food security.

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The presentation will cover recent developments in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa, where a right-to-food movement considers accountability and participation as key to achieving sustainable success in food security strategies.