The EU launch of the Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2016 allowed the first public debate within the European Parliament on the international dimension of seed policies and regulations as well as the implicit role of the EU.
The European Parliament will host the Brussels launch of the Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2016, bringing back discussions over the monopolization and privatization of seeds as well as the increasing criminalization of human rights defenders.
Launched at FAO Headquarters, the Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2016 warns seeds and biodiversity are under threat as a result of the increasing corporate capture and the states’ neglect.
The Watch 2015 was launched at FAO Headquarters, unveiling key findings around nutrition and the impact of business operations on food policies. Welcoming its release, representatives from civil society, social movements and the UN came together to exchange views about current approaches to nutrition.
Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2014 -Ten Years of the Right to Food Guidelines: Gains, Concerns and Struggles
Arguably the single most violated human right in the world, the right to adequate food and nutrition is contending with the emergence of growing threats posed by corporate and economic interests that are increasingly gaining influence in policy spaces and taking control of food systems and natural resources worldwide. In view of this alarming trend, social mobilization and resistance are more critical now than ever before.
A CSO consultation meeting was held in Rome in preparation for the 10th anniversary of the Right to Food Guidelines
Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2013 - Alternatives and Resistance to Policies that Generate Hunger
The Right to Food and Nutrition Watch monitors national, regional and global food security and nutrition policies from a human rights perspective, to detect and document violations as well as situations that increase the likelihood of violations and the non-implementation of human rights obligations that lead to policy failures.
Who Decides About Global Food and Nutrition? – Strategies to Regain Control
Claiming Human Rights: The Accountability Challenge
LAND GRABBING AND NUTRITION: CHALLENGES FOR GLOBAL GOVERNANCE