Food and Nutrition Security
The right to food is one of the most basic rights of humankind. However, hunger remains unacceptably widespread, while many systems of food production in use are simply unsustainable.
The Foundation believes addressing climate change and achieving sustainability in the global food system need to be recognised as dual imperatives. Our work in this area is guided by our Climate Justice Principle: Support the right to development.
With the world’s population set to reach 9 billion by 2050, agricultural production will need to increase by 70% in order to meet demand. Climate change adds a new dimension of this challenge more
The Foundation believes there is an opportunity to establish the links between climate change, food and nutrition security and gender equality and to use the principles of climate justice to inform a rights-based and ... more
Briefs and Position Papers published by the Foundation which relate to our work in the area of Food Security and Nutrition. more
Remarks, Addresses and Keynote Speeches relating to the area of our work on Food and Nutrition Security in the context of Climate Justice... more
Media Coverage of the Foundation's activity and work and of issues and events related to the are of Food and Nutrition Security... more
Hunger ● Nutrition ● Climate Justice - A New Dialogue: Putting People at the Heart of Global Development
The Hunger · Nutrition · Climate Justice Conference took place in Dublin Castle from 15-16 April 2013, during Ireland’s Presidency of the EU. The Hunger ● Nutrition ● Climate Justice Conference took place in Dubli... more
Resources related to the Foundation's work on Food and Nutrition Security: Reports, Videos... more
Climate Action Outside the Negotiations Not Reflected Inside the Negotiations
Climate change adaptation, resilience and human mobility were the focus of the discussion at a side event called “Voices from the Climate Frontlines” moderated by Mary Robinson on 11 December at COP20/CMP10 in Lima.
To accelerate climate action and mark the role all actors play in combating climate change, today, 11th December, the Peruvian Government launched “Lima Climate Action Day” with a series of multi-stakeholder activities and declarations at COP20/CMP10.
Human Rights Day celebrated at COP20/ CMP10
This article by Mary Robinson was originally published on 10 December in Outreach - a multi-stakeholder magazine on climate change and sustainable development.