Brazil: Right to food now a Constitutional Right

[04/02/2010] GENEVA – The U.N. Special Rapporteur on the right to food welcomes the news that the Brazilian House of Representatives has voted the amendment on the right to food.

In his video message, he warmly congratulates all Brazilian actors who have contributed to this success, and highlights the symbolic and substantive importance of this vote.

On March 5th, he will present to the Human Rights Council the report of his Mission to Brazil, which took place in October 2009. You can subscribe to our newsletter to receive this report.

YouTube Message “Right to food as a Constitutional Right in Brazil” (with portugese translation in the comments)