Right to food

  • Poster: Freedom from Hunger. United Nations Day.

    United Nations Day. Freedom from hunger

    September 6, 2013

    Promotional poster for United Nations Day. 24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948. UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, […]

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  • The Hunger map

    The Hunger Map

    September 6, 2013

    Poster for “World Food Summit: 5 years later” (10 – 13 June 2002), showing two maps: One map by FAO ‘Hunger around the world’, showing the percentage of population undernourished. One map by UNICEF called ‘Underweight children around the word’, showing the percentage of underweight children under five.

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  • Food - Research Guide International Law

    Food

    Conflicts, natural hazards and economic crises are driving up global hunger, causing extensive human suffering, poverty, food insecurity and malnutrition. The primary purposes of food legislation are to protect the health of the consumer and to protect the consumer from fraud and facilitate trade. We have created this research guide on food, food security and food safety to provide you easy access to our collection.

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  • Food Crisis

    June 5, 2008

    The global increase in food prices will plunge millions of people into hunger worldwide. Starvation and food shortage already caused food riots and are threatening to destabilize regimes.

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