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close this bookSCN News, Number 18 - Adequate Food: A Human Right (ACC/SCN, 1999, 116 p.)
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Human Rights Resources

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Amnesty International (1999) Publications on Health and Human Rights Themes: 1982-1998 Health and Human Rights 4(1):215-264.

Eide A et al., Eds. (1984) Food as a Human Right UNU, Tokyo.

Eide A, Krause C & Rosas A Eds. (1995) Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: A Textbook Martinus Nijhoff & Abo Akademi University Institute for Human Rights, The Hague.

Fluss SS (1999) A Select Bibliography on Health Aspects of Human Rights: 1984-1999 Health and Human Rights 4(1):265-276.


The Promotion and Protection of the Human Right to Food and Nutrition by ACC/SCN Member Agencies (1998). A 65 page paper distributed at the 2nd Expert Consultation on the Right to Adequate Food as a Human Right.

Symposium on Human Development and Human Rights (1998). A13 page presentation by Paul Hunt, University of Waikato, New Zealand. The paper discusses the role for UN specialized agencies and programmes; how rights shape policies; the international obligations of non-State actors.

The Right to Development as A Programming Tool for Development Cooperation (1997). An 18 page paper prepared by Patrick van Weerelt for the CROP/ALOP Workshop on "Human Rights as an Instrument for the Eradication of Extreme Poverty" in Santiago, Chile.

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