Food, Human Rights and Corporations - FoHRC (completed)

Food, Human Rights and Corporations (FoHRC) is an interdisciplinary academic research and action initiative based at the University of Oslo in cooperation with the OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University - and selected partner civil society organizations.  

From left: Francesco Branca, Director, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, WHO, Asbjørn Eide, Liv Elin Torheim and Wenche Barth Eide, all FoHRC (ph: Beate Østengen) 

FoHRC’s main focus is to explore how various human rights mechanisms/instruments, such as the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, can be used to promote corporate respect for human rights in the food sector and strengthen governments’ protective obligations vis-à-vis the rights to adequate food and health for all.

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Can a human rights based approach accelerate reduction of undernutrition and obesity?

Full programme an an extensive video recording from the international, interdisciplinary seminar organized at the University of Oslo on Thursday 26th April 2018





Published Apr. 8, 2016 12:26 PM - Last modified Oct. 26, 2021 9:38 AM