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Review of the compatibility of sectoral laws with the right to food

Right to Food Handbooks 3, 2014.
This handbook presents the process to be followed for the revision of sectoral legislation, since it may affect various aspects of the right to food. The purpose of this revision is to ensure that the legal framework of the country is favourable for the progressive realization of the right to food.
Available in: English | Español | Français | Português

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Legal Issues,Entitlements,International Law,National Legislation,Obligations,Recourse Mechanisms,Training,Educational Tools
   

Guide on Legislating for the Right to Food

Right to Food Methodological Toolbox / Book 1, 2009.
The Guide provides assistance as to how to integrate the right to food into the different levels of the national legislation. Furthermore, it describes ways to protect the right to food in the constitution, provides guidance on drafting a framework law and presents a methodology for reviewing the compatibility of sectoral laws with the right to food. Available in: English | Español | Français

Methodological Toolbox
Legal Issues,Entitlements,International Law,National Legislation,Obligations,Recourse Mechanisms
   

Legislate for the Right to Food

"How to" Series, 2007.
Legislative measures for the implementation of the human right to adequate food are highlighted both in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and in the Right to Food Guidelines. The three distinct legislative areas to consider, constitutional provisions, framework law and sectoral legislation, are briefly explained in this paper. Available in English, Español, Français.

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Legal Issues,Entitlements,International Law,National Legislation,Obligations,Recourse Mechanisms,Advocacy,Educational Tools
   

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