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Just Access at the DCU meeting on Food Security and Global Diplomacy

Just Access at the DCU meeting on Food Security and Global Diplomacy Food security exists when “all people, at all times have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and preferences for an active and healthy life”1. Today, nearly 800 million people lack adequate access to food, more than 2 billion people suffer from deficiencies of essential micronutrients, and about 60% of people in low-income countries are food insecure2. Food insecurity negatively impacts human physical, social, emotional and cognitive development throughout the lifespan and is a major social and environmental disruptor with…

Just Access position paper at the Multistakeholder meeting at the OSCE Documentation Centre in Prague on world food security

Just Access position paper on world food security at the Multistakeholder meeting at the OSCE Documentation Centre in Prague   1. IntroductionMany thanks to the Centre for Religion, Human Values, and International Relations; the Irish Council of Churches; CREATE; and PACE for convening this important event, for inviting Just Access, and for the thoughtful and clear discussion paper and concept note on multilateralism and methodology. 2. Human rights and responsibilitiesFaith and international law are a powerful combination, and it is hard to think of a greater wrong that we must seek to right than systemic food insecurity. The Sustainable Development Goals and…