The Right to Food

CFS42 Side Event "The International Food Security Treaty (IFST)"

Events - 14.10.2015

How the narrow, binding international agreement to eradicate malnutrition would strengthen broader campaigns for the Right to Food and Global Food Security

This side event aimed at stimulating the discussions on how the adoption of the International Food Security Treaty (IFST) would bolster food security measures by national and intergovernmental groups and NGOs to catalyze a drastic reduction in world hunger.



The event was chaired by Mr Juan Carlos García y Cebolla, Right to Food Team Leader, FAO and featured three distinguished panellists:

  • Mr John Teton, founding Director of the International Food Security Treaty Association;
  • Ms Hilal Elver, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food;
  • Mr Sanjay K. Rai, Director of AIM-India.



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