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The Fight for the Right to Food : Lessons Learned.

Author: Jean Ziegler; Christophe Golay; Claire Mahon; Sally-Anne Way
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
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This book documents and analyzes the experiences of the UN's first Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food. It highlights the conceptual advances in the legal understanding of the right to food in international human rights law, as well as analyzes key practical challenges through experiences in 11 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
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Ziegler, Jean.
Fight for the Right to Food : Lessons Learned.
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Ziegler; Christophe Golay; Claire Mahon; Sally-Anne Way
ISBN: 9780230299337 0230299334 1283067463 9781283067461
OCLC Number: 712015801
Description: 1 online resource (461 pages)
Contents: Coverpage; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; 1 Introduction: Hunger and the Right to Food; 1.1 The state of hunger in the world today; 1.2 The development of the right to food; 2 The Definition of the Right to Food in International Law; 3 The Right to Food of the Most Vulnerable People; 4 The Right to Food in an Era of Globalization; 5 The Right to Food in Situations of Armed Conflict; Part II The Right to Food in Practice: Country Missions in Africa, Asia and Latin America; 6 Niger; 7 Brazil; 8 Bangladesh; 9 The Occupied Palestinian Territories. Part I The Right to Food in International Law10 Ethiopia; 11 Mongolia; 12 Guatemala; 13 India; 14 Lebanon; 15 Bolivia; 16 Cuba; 17 Conclusion; Annexures; 1. The work of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food and his team; 2. The right to food: Commission on Human Rights Resolution 2000/10; 3. The right to food: Commission on Human Rights Resolution 2001/25; 4. The right to food: Human Rights Council Resolution 7/14; 5. List of the Special Rapporteur's reports to the United Nations. 6. Main recommendations of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food to the Members States of the United Nations and international organizationsNotes; Index.
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