Weekly Virtual Forum “Inter-American law in times of pandemic”

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Where: Online

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. EST

“Food Security as a Challenge in post COVID-19”

This session considered the role of international law as a vehicle to build resilience for food security in the wake of the pandemic and towards the actualization of SDG #2.

Dr. Joaquín Arias Segura, Technical Specialist, Center for Strategic Analysis for Agriculture (CAESPA), Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA).
l Dr. Manuela Cuvi, Legal Officer, Development Law Branch, Regional Office for Latin-America and the Caribbean, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
l Dr. Soledad García Muñoz, Special Rapporteur on Economic, Social, Cultural and Environmental Rights, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR).
l Dr. Ricardo Salvador, Director of the Food and Environment Program, Union of Concerned Scientists.
Dr. Eugenio Díaz-Bonilla, Head of Latin American and Caribbean Program, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Moderator: Dr. Jeannette Tramhel, Senior Legal Officer, Department of International Law, Secretariat for Legal Affairs (OAS).

*Please note that some presentations for this session was held in Spanish and English, with no simultaneous interpretation provided.

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