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2014

11/03/2014: Regulating Transnational Corporations: A Duty under International Human Rights Law, Contribution of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Mr. Olivier De Schutter, to the workshop “Human Rights and Transnational Corporations: Paving the way for a legally binding instrument”, Geneva, 11-12 March 2014.
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31/1/2014: Comments on the draft Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication, by Olivier De Schutter, Special Rapporteur on the right to food
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2013

21/10/2013: Advancing women’s rights in post-2015 development agenda and goals on food and nutrition security, Expert Paper (EGM/MDG/EP.10) authored by the Special Rapporteur for UN Women & ECLAC Expert Group Meeting on Structural and policy constraints in achieving the MDGs for women and girls, Mexico City, 21-24 October 2013.
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17/10/2013: Tax policies and the right to adequate food, Information Note by Olivier De Schutter, Special Rapporteur on the right to food.
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10/09/2013: Comments on the CFS draft decision box on biofuels and food security, Olivier De Schutter, Special Rapporteur on the right to food.
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24/07/2013: 'Gender Equality and Food Security – Women’s Empowerment as a Tool Against Hunger'' Report prepared at the request of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for the three-day Asia-Pacific high-level consultation on 'Gender, Food Security and Nutrition: Ensuring the Other Half Equal Opportunities' in Bangkok (24-26 July 2013).
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19/07/2013: 'Engagements des participants pour faire progresser le droit à l’alimentation en Afrique de l’Ouest' / Register of Commitments from the regional consultation on the right to food in West Africa, Dakar, Senegal, 13-14 June 2013.
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22/05/2013: Grounding development priorities in human rights: Incentives to improve equality, social security and accountability, Statement by 17 Special Procedure mandates of the Human Rights Council on the post-2015 development agenda.
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09/05/2013: Comments on the the zero draft of the principles for responsible agricultural investment (rai) in the context of food security and nutrition, Olivier De Schutter, Special Rapporteur on the right to food.
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15/04/2013: Human rights: their role in achieving climate justice and food and nutrition security, co-authored by the Special Rapporteur with Mary Robinson and Tara Shine for the Dublin Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Climate Justice (15-16 April 2013)
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04/03/2013: "Gender and the right to food" - Executive Summary of report to the UN Human Rights Council (A/HRC/22/50).
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2012

30/10/2012: "Fisheries and the right to food", executive summary of the report by the Special Rapporteur on the right to food to the UN General Assembly (A/67/268)
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17/10/2012: Agrofuels and the right to food - Q&A from the Special Rapporteur on the right to food.
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09/10/2012: "Underwriting the Poor: A Global Fund for Social Protection." Briefing Note 7 by the Special Rapporteur on the right to food and the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights (full report)
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09/10/2012:"Underwriting the Poor: A Global Fund for Social Protection." Briefing Note 7 by the Special Rapporteur on the right to food and the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights (executive summary)
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01/10/2012: "A Rights Revolution: Implementing the right to food in Latin America and the Caribbean." Briefing Note 6 by the Special Rapporteur on the right to food
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01/10/2012: "From Charity to Entitlement: Implementing the right to food in Southern and Eastern Africa." Briefing Note 5 by the Special Rapporteur on the right to food
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28/09/2012: Contribution to the 39th session of the Committee on World Food Security, Rome, 15-19 October 2012, by the Special Rapporteur on the right to food
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17/09/2012: Comments on the International Guidelines on Securing Sustainable Small-scale Fisheries, September 2012
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03/07/2012: Social Protection for Food Security: comments for HLPE report and CFS decision box by the Special Rapporteur on the right to food
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27/06/2012: Contribution to the workshop of the Open Ended Working Group on principles for responsible agricultural investments.
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26/06/2012: Comments on the Second Draft of the "Global Strategic Framework", which should guide the efforts of the Commitee on World Food Security (CFS) and its member States in the years to come.
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22/06/2012: "Our secret weapon against hunger: gender equality and women's empowerment", article by the Special Rapporteur for the Asian Development Bank's Eminent Speakers' Forum.
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22/06/2012: "The contribution of the right to food to global food security: a tool not a symbol", article by the Special Rapporteur for the Asian Development Bank's Eminent Speakers' Forum.
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18/06/2012: Register of Commitments from the Expert Meeting on Implementing the Right to Food in Eastern and Southern Africa (4-5 April 2012).
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08/05/2012: Comments on the First Draft of the "Global Strategic Framework", which should guide the efforts of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) and its member States in the years to come.
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24/04/2012: "Climate change is a human rights issue – and that's how we can solve it", Op-Ed by the Special Rapporteur on the right to food
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14/03/2012: “If Rio+20 is to deliver, accountability must be at its heart” - Open Letter from Special Procedures mandate-holders of the Human Rights Council to the Rio+20 Summit .
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14/03/2012: “Human rights essential role for sustainable development” - Background note to the Open Letter from Special Procedures mandate-holders to the Rio+20 Summit.
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14/03/2012: “The right to food as a global goal” - Background note to the Open Letter from Special Procedures mandate-holders to the Rio+20 Summit .
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01/03/2012: Statement for High-Level Panel on Rural Women, Food Sovereignty, Conflict and Peace, Commission on the Status of Women 56 Side Event
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2011

16/11/2011: “The World Trade Organization and the Post-Global Food Crisis Agenda: Putting Food Security First in the International Trade System”, Briefing Note 4 by the Special Rapporteur on the right to food.
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18/10/2011: Contribution of the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food to the 37th meeting of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) “Achieving the right to food: from global governance to national implementation”
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17/06/2011: "The Common Agricultural Policy towards 2020: The role of the European Union in supporting the realization of the right to food," Comments and recommendations by the Special Rapporteur on the right to food
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16/06/2011: "Food crises: five priorities for the G20", Op-Ed by the Special Rapporteur on the right to food
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16/05/2011: "Comments on the Zero Draft of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests"
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21/01/2011: "Observations on the current food price situation." Background note by the Special Rapporteur on the right to food
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12/01/2011: "How Not to Think About Land Grabbing", Op-Ed by the Special Rapporteur on the right to food
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2010

01/12/2010: “Addressing Concentration in Food Supply Chains. The Role of Competition Law in Tackling the Abuse of Buyer Power”, Briefing Note 3 by the Special Rapporteur on the right to food.
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23/09/2010: “Food Commodities Speculation and Food Price Crises. Regulation to reduce the risks of price volatility”, Briefing Note 2 by the Special Rapporteur on the right to food.
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Report of the Expert Seminar on Human Rights Impact Assessments for Trade and Investment Agreements, convened under the auspices of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Geneva, 23-24 June 2010.
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14/05/2010: "Countries tackling hunger with a right to food approach. Significant progress in implementing the right to food at national scale in Africa, Latin America and South Asia", Briefing Note 1 by the Special Rapporteur on the right to food.
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13/05/2010: “Climate change and the human right to adequate food”, Contribution of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food to the meeting convened by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung with the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Geneva, 13 May 2010.
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10/04/2010: “Five proposals for a genuine integration of the right to food in the Revised Comprehensive Framework of Action (CFA)” Contribution of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food to the Dublin Consultation, 17-18 May 2010.
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