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
Speaking at the Global Green Growth Institute Conference in Incheon City, Republic of Korea, on 19th November, Mrs Robinson highlighted the need for a ’vision at scale’ to eliminate poverty, generate sustainable economic growth, and combat climate change
Mary Robinson discusses climate justice - the intersection of human rights, development and climate change - in this interview from the International Bar Association Annual Conference 2014 in Tokyo.
Statement from Mary Robinson on the Publication of the Synthesis Report of the Fifth Assessment Report of the IPCC
Climate action that is good for people and for planet needs solidarity.
New research on equity and human rights informed the ADP Intercessional in Bonn - October 2014
Mary Robinson delivers keynote speech on climate justice and human rights at International Bar Association’s Annual Conference in Tokyo