The statement that the continuation of widespread global hunger is unacceptable and that individuals have a right not to suffer from hunger and malnutrition has been accepted and proclaimed in many international...
The right to feed oneself in dignity and to be free from hunger is guaranteed by the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, which today has been signed and ratified by 170 State Parties. As such, the right to food is a legal obligation anchored in international law. In order to fulfill this obligation, many countries and international organizations have led concrete actions to infuence policies and laws for the realization of the right to food.
FAO, as the United Nations Specialized Agency mandated with the achievement of food security and nutrition, has supported Member Countries committed towards this important goal throughout the years.
|Year of publication|
27 Jan 2023
|Related organisation(s)||FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations|
|Knowledge service | Metadata||Global Food and Nutrition Security | Food security and food crises|
|Digital Europa Thesaurus (DET)||hungerhuman rightsnutritionTradeconsumer protectionsocial securityFoodpolicymakingresiliencefoodstuffs legislation|
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