Hard times for the right to food in international negotiations

Author: Hilal Elver, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food [Editors’ Note: The Editors are particularly thankful to the author for the opportunity to publish her post on our website. We consider this post to be particularly relevant and timely given the recent report on the link between pesticides and human rights violations that the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food and the Special Rapporteur on … Continue reading Hard times for the right to food in international negotiations

VIDEO: Interview with Pr. Olivier De Schutter

0:05 – How and why did you become interested in food related issues? 1:08 – The agrifood sector impinges on many aspects of human life and environment. What is, in your opinion, the most pressing issue? 2:32 – During your position as UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, how did you approach the fact that countries often have opposing interests when it comes … Continue reading VIDEO: Interview with Pr. Olivier De Schutter