[21/10/09] NEW YORK – Returning from a country mission in Brazil, the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Prof. Olivier De Schutter, presented in New York his report on the relationships between intellectual property (IP) rights and the right to food.
Summarizing his analysis and recommendations, he called Members of the U.N. General Assembly to go towards seed policies that encourage innovation, promote food security and enhance agrobiodiversity at the same time.
|ReadPDF||Press release 'Current intellectual property rights regime suboptimal for global food security'|
|ReadPDF||'Seed policies and the right to food: Enhancing agrobiodiversity, encouraging innovation' Report (A/64/170) presented at the 64th session of the UN General Assembly (21 October 2009)|
|ReadPDF||Background document to the report 'Seed policies and the right to food: Enhancing agrobiodiversity, encouraging innovation' (A/64/170) presented by prof. Olivier De Schutter, Special Rapporteur on the right to food, at the 64th session of the UN General Assembly (October 2009)|
|ReadPDF||Expert Submissions to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, under the coordination of the CRID [October 2009]|