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Right to Food - standards, definitions and mechanisms

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Title: Food Security - Wikipedia
Language: English
Source/publisher: Wikipedia
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 11 August 2009


Title: Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food
Description/subject: Reports, resolutions etc.
Language: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Individual Documents

Title: The right to food in situations of armed conflict: The legal framework
Date of publication: 31 December 2001
Description/subject: [For Burma, the most relevant section is that dealing with non-international armed conflict]. "War is one of the primary obstacles to realization of the right of all people to have adequate food. This article examines the relevant provisions, belonging to human rights law or international humanitarian law, of the various international law treaties The author concludes that the body of rules codified by the instruments of international humanitarian law in force today are sufficient to ensure adequate food for persons affected by armed conflict. Unlike the human rights treaties, the humanitarian law conventions do not create subjective rights for the persons concerned, but binding obligations for States."...Résumé de l'article: "La guerre est l’un des obstacles majeurs à la réalisation du droit de chacun à une alimentation adéquate. Cet article examine les dispositions pertinentes des différents traités de droit international, qu’elles appartiennent au droit des droits de l’homme ou au droit international humanitaire. L’auteur conclut que les instruments de droit international humanitaire en vigueur ont codifié un corps de règles suffisant pour assurer une alimentation adéquate aux personnes touchées par un conflit armé. Contrairement aux traités relatifs aux droits de l’homme, les conventions de droit humanitaire ne créent pas des droits subjectifs pour les personnes concernées, mais des obli-gations qui lient les États."
Author/creator: Jelena Pejic
Language: English
Source/publisher: ICRC: International Review of the Red Cross No. 844, p. 1097-1110.
Format/size: PDF (86K) Full text
Alternate URLs: http://www.icrc.org/eng/resources/documents/misc/57jrlg.htm
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2010


Title: Commission on Human Rights Resolution E/CN.4/Res/2000/10
Date of publication: 17 April 2000
Description/subject: Establishing the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food
Language: English
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Right to Food: International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Date of publication: 03 January 1976
Description/subject: See especially Article 11... Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 2200A (XXI) of 16 December 1966 entry into force 3 January 1976, in accordance with article 27
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Right to Food: Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Burmese)
Date of publication: 10 December 1948
Description/subject: See especially Article 25
Language: Burmese/ မြန်မာဘာသာ
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: pdf (39K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Right to Food: Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Pwo-Karen)
Date of publication: 10 December 1948
Description/subject: See Article 25
Language: Pwo-Karen
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: pdf (82K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Right to Food: Universal Declaration of Human Rights - English
Date of publication: 10 December 1948
Description/subject: See Article 25
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: pdf (116K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Right to Food: Universal Declaration of Human Rights - Falam (Chin)
Date of publication: 10 December 1948
Description/subject: See Article 25
Language: Falam (Chin)
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: pdf (30K)
Date of entry/update: 11 August 2009


Title: Right to Food: Universal Declaration of Human Rights - Hakha (Chin)
Date of publication: 10 December 1948
Description/subject: See Article 25
Language: Hakha (Chin)
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: pdf (32K)
Date of entry/update: 11 August 2009


Title: Right to Food: Universal Declaration of Human Rights - S'gaw-Karen
Date of publication: 10 December 1948
Description/subject: See Article 25
Language: S'gaw-Karen
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: pdf (91K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Right to Food: Universal Declaration of Human Rights - Shan
Date of publication: 10 December 1948
Description/subject: See Article 25
Language: Shan
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: pdf (61K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Right to Food: Universal Declaration of Human Rights - Thai
Date of publication: 10 December 1948
Description/subject: See Article 25
Language: Thai
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: pdf (658K)
Date of entry/update: 11 August 2009


Title: Right to Food: Universal Declaration of Human Rights - Tiddim (Chin)
Date of publication: 10 December 1948
Description/subject: See Article 25
Language: Tiddim (Chin)
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: pdf (31K)
Date of entry/update: 11 August 2009