The right to adequate food is realized when every man, woman and child, alone or in community with others, has the physical and economic access at all times to adequate food or means for its procurement.

– General Comment 12 (CESCR)


Technical Dialogue on

10 Years of the Implementation of the
Right to Food Guidelines

3 July 2014 • Red Room, FAO

2014 marks ten years since the adoption by consensus of the “Voluntary Guidelines to Support the Progressive Realization of the Right to Adequate Food in the Context of National Food Security” in 2004. The next 41st Session of the CFS in October 2014 will allow for discussions reviewing the last 10 years of progress made in implementing the Right to Food Guidelines.


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Legal developments in the progressive realization of the right to adequate food

Until 11 July 2014

We would like to invite you to comment and enrich the working paper on the legal developments of the Right to Food, prepared in the context of the 10 Years Anniversary of the Right to Food Guidelines.

Renew the commitment: Ten-Year Retrospective on the Right to Food Guidelines

Until 22 July 2014

What can we learn from the first
10 years of implementation to get better for the future?

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