A Conversation with the UN about the Right to Food

MONTREAL, 28 February 2013 – As the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food Olivier De Schutter prepares to deliver his report on Canada to the UN Council on Human Rights in Geneva on March 4, Food Secure Canada members and friends are organizing communities events in every single province and territory! Food Secure Canada has called upon the government to take the rapporteur’s recommendations seriously.

Nation-wide mobilization around Right to Food

MONTREAL, 22 February 2013 – As the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food Olivier De Schutter prepares to deliver his report on Canada to the UN Council on Human Rights in Geneva on March 4, dozens of organizations across the country are mobilizing to engage in a dialogue with the UN expert about what needs to be done to respect to right to food in Canada and to take action locally and nationally. The list of events is rapidly growing and stretches from coast to coast to coast, including small towns and large cities in all provinces and territories.

Food Secure Canada Welcomes UN Report on Right to Food Calls on Government to Take Action

MONTREAL. 7 February 2013 – Food Secure Canada welcomes the report of the UN Special rapporteur on the right to food on Canada and hopes the Government will take its recommendations seriously. This report is the product of a mission to Canada undertaken last spring, at the invitation of the Government of Canada, that included several briefings organized by Food Secure Canada members in Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa and Winnipeg.  The report will be formally presented to the UN Council on Human Rights on March 4 in Geneva.

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