The Expert Panel on “The Role of the Right to Food in Addressing the Global Food Crisis” is consistent with the World Food Week theme, “Achieving Food Security in Times of Crisis” and it will be a useful occasion to reflect in the view of FAO major event in November, the World Food Summit.
The Panel will result in a series of recommendations to FAO and member countries on how the right to food can contribute to ensure food security during global crisis. The high level expertise in different fields will ensure the soundness of the outcome. A multidisciplinary expert panel will discuss and provide recommendations on how the right to adequate food can concretely contribute to ensuring food security during the global food crisis.
The Expert Panel will bring together the views of economists, policy makers, human rights experts and the academia to the debate.
Friday 16th October 2009
14:30 - 16:00
Austria Room – FAO, Rome