Linking Local & Global: from State Planning to the Committee on World Food Security

Friday, October 25, 2013
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
New Hampshire Hall Room 208
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Seminars/Lectures
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Evan Girard
603-686-2769
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“All human beings, without discrimination, are entitled to enjoy the full realization of the human right to adequate food and nutrition. This right guarantees people’s informed participation in the decision-making and elaboration of public policies assuring an economically, politically, socially and ecologically sustainable supply of adequate and nutritious food within the frameworks of food and of people’s sovereignty; [...]” - from a “Call for Joint Action” of the newly launched Global Network for the Right to Food and Nutrition

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Friday, Oct 25, 6:30 to 8:30pm. UNH New Hampshire Hall, Room 208 (parking in H lot, just next to the Whittemore Center on Edgewood Rd.

This event is a reception, lecture, and Q&A session featuring Molly Anderson, PhD. Dr. Anderson recently attended the 40th session of the Committee on World Food Security at the UN FAO. The CFS was set up in 1974 to be the most inclusive international and intergovernmental platform for all stakeholders to work together in ensuring food security and nutrition for all. For more information: http://www.fao.org/cfs/en/

She's bringing her reflections of the time spent in Rome with her colleagues from across the globe who are doing incredible work to address one of humanity's most formidable challenges, food security.

For more information on Dr. Anderson: http://www.coa.edu/faculty_7.htm

It is being co-sponsored by Oxfam UNHUniversity of New HampshireModel United Nations, and the UNH Center for International Education

The event is part of the 3rd annual UNH Month of Food Citizenship, Food Day UNH.

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