Although key issues were addressed, the right to adequate food and nutrition was hardly mentioned in the recommendations made during the 23rd Session of Universal Period Review at the UN Human Rights Council.
With no law expressly guaranteeing the right to adequate food for all in the Philippines, a clear policy framework is required to address hunger. The national campaign by the Philippine National Food Coalition calls on wider civil society to help achieve this.
Organizations, networks and social movements publish the long-awaited report on the 3rd International Mission on the Right to Adequate Food and Nutrition in Guatemala, while also addressing the status of human rights defenders in the country. This report proposes a set of recommendations to tackle the structural causes of hunger in Guatemala.
FIAN International's Secretary General Flavio Valente looks into the increasing control of business over food systems and policies in an opinion article for Devex. Corporate influence is putting people’s right to adequate food and nutrition at great risk.
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