Tuesday, 19 February 2013

UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food - WHERE: Northern United Place, Yellowknife via teleconference

UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food -
WHEN: March 4th 10-11:30am
WHERE: Northern United Place
WHAT: A conversation with Olivier De Schutter, the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food. By teleconference from Geneva, the UN Special Rapporteur will present the main results of the report of his mission to Canada  and participate in discussion with key Canadian stakeholders. This is a session of the first NWT Food Network Gathering that will be open to the public.
This will be an opportunity to hear more and ask questions on the topics addressed in the preliminary report such as poverty, growing inequity, health, obesity, sustainable agriculture and food systems, and the rights of First Nations, Northern and remote communities to healthy and affordable food.
For more information: http://foodsecurecanada.org/un-right-food-mission-coming-canada

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