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ICT for development success stories : youth, poverty and gender

This 100-page publication highlights initiatives that are using Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to make a real and meaningful difference in communities around the world, no matter how disadvantaged or isolated they may be. These stories on youth, poverty and gender intend to provide snapshots of the learning process that accompanies the introduction and implementation of ICTs in a community development project. In sharing experiences and lessons-learned, the goal of the (...) read

date of on-line publication : 30 January 2007


The right to food

> Part of a series of the Human Rights Programme of the CETIM, 53 p., 2005.

The right to food is a universal human right, recognized at the national, regional and international level.Currently, however, some 852 million persons throughout the world are seriously, and permanently, undernourished, 815 million of whom are in developing countries, 28 million in countries in transition and 9 million in developed countries.
The causes of undernourishment and of death from hunger and malnutrition are immensely complex, and they cannot be simply attributed to war or natural catastrophes. They are primarily due to social injustice, to political and economic exclusion and to discrimination. The means of demanding one’s right to food and the chances of obtaining redress highly depend on the information and enforcement mechanisms available at the national, regional and international level.
With this in mind, this brochure can be said to have a double purpose :

  • to contribute to a clarification of the available information about the right to food
  • to set out the monitoring and enforcement mechanisms, on the national, regional and international level, to which victims can have recourse when their right to food is violated.

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date of on-line publication : 3 November 2006

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