Issues in focus


Issue

Report

Year

Fishery Workers and the right to food2019
Agricultural Workers and the right to foodReport to the General Assembly (Agricultural Workers and the Right to food) A/73/1642018
Natural Disasters and the right to foodRight to food in the context of natural disasters A/HRC/37/612018
Conflict and the right to foodRight to food in conflict situations A/72/1882017
Pesticides and the right to foodEffects of pesticides on the right to food A/HRC/34/482017
Nutrition and the right to foodRight to food and nutrition A/71/2822016
Gender and the right to foodIntegrating a gender perspective in the right to food A/HRC/31/512016
Climate change and the right to food Impact of climate change on the right to food A/70/2872015
Justiciability of the right to food Access to justice and the right to food A/HRC/28/652015
Agriculture and the right to food Agribusiness and the right to food A/HRC/13/332010
  Agrarian reform and the right to food A/57/356 2002
The contribution of food aid to the realization of the right to food The Impacts of Food Aid on the Human Right to Adequate Food, Report of the Expert Seminar convened by the Special Rapporteur with the support of Rights & Democracy and the Canadian Foodgrains Bank 2008
  The role of development cooperation and food aid in realizing the right to adequate food: moving from charity to obligation A/HRC/10/5 2009
Children’s right to food A/HRC/4/30 2007
Climate change and the right to food Study “Climate Change and the Right to Food - A Comprehensive Study” with Columbia Law School’s Human Rights Institute
The study published by the Heinrich Böll Foundation
(Vol. 8 in the Publication Series on Ecology)
2009
  Agroecology and the right to food (A/HRC/16/49) contains a detailed discussion of the impacts of agriculture on climate change, and of the contribution sustainable agriculture could make both to adaptation and to mitigation strategies A/HRC/16/49 2011
The global food crisis   Building resilience: a human rights framework for world food and nutrition security A/HRC/9/23 2008
  Crisis into opportunity: reinforcing multilateralism A/HRC/12/31 2009
Extraterritorial obligations in relation to the right to food E/CN.4/2005/47 2005
Fisheries and the right to food Fisheries and the right to food A/67/268 2012
  The right to food and fishing livelihoods A/59/385 2004
Gender/Women’s rights and the right to food Women’s rights and the right to food
A/HRC/22/50 (English | العربية | 中文 | Français | русский | Español)
2013
  A/58/330 2003
The humanitarian sphere /conflict Humanitarian law and humanitarian assistance E/CN.4/2002/58 2002
  Right to food and armed conflict A/56/210 2001
Hunger refugees A/HRC/4/30 2007
The right to food of indigenous people A/60/350 2005
Intellectual property rights and their impact on the right to food Seed Policies and the right to food A/64/170 2009
Justiciability of the right to food E/CN.4/2002/58 2002
Land and the right to food A/65/281 2010
  A/57/356 2002
Nutrition and the right to food Nutrition and the right to food: In this 2012 report to the Human Rights Council (A/HRC/19/59) the Special Rapporteur explores the implications of the adequacy element of the right to food for agricultural policies and for the reshaping of the food system. The report argues that the diffenrent dimensions of malnutrition (undernutrition, micronutrient deficiency and overnutrition) must be addressed together through a life-course approach.  
The contribution of the private sector to the advancement of the right to food Transnational corporations and the right to food E/CN.4/2004/10 2004
  Human rights criteria for making contract farming and other business models inclusive of small-scale farmers; A/66/262  
  A Set of minimum principles and measures to address the human rights challenge posed by large scale land acquisitions and leases A/HRC/13/33/Add.2  
Trade and the right to food Findings and recommendations based on visit to the WTO Secretariat and consultations with various Member States and civil society A/HRC/10/5/Add.2  
  Guiding Principles on Human Rights Impact Assessments of Trade and Investment Agreements A/HRC/19/59/Add.5  
  Trade and food security: the failure at Cancun  E/CN.4/2004/10 2004
Water and the right to food E/CN.4/2003/54 2003
  A/56/210 2001