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OHCHR Press Conference (Special Rapporteurs on the Right to Food and on Hazardous Substances and Wastes)
Date: 8 March 2017
15:30 - 16:15
Organization: OHCHR
Location: Press Room 1
Subject: The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Hilal Elver, will share the findings of her report on the impact of global pesticide use in agriculture on human rights. In the report, written in collaboration with Baskut Tuncak, UN Special Rapporteur on hazardous substances and wastes, the experts explore the negative consequences that pesticide practices have had on human health, the environment, and society, which are underreported and monitored in the shadow of a prevailing and narrow focus on “food security”.



The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Hilal Elver, will share the findings of her report on the impact of global pesticide use in agriculture on human rights. In the report, written in collaboration with Baskut Tuncak, UN Special Rapporteur on hazardous substances and wastes, the experts explore the negative consequences that pesticide practices have had on human health, the environment, and society, which are underreported and monitored in the shadow of a prevailing and narrow focus on “food security”.

  • Ms. Hilal Elver, Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food
  • Mr. Baskut Tuncak, Special Rapporteur on Hazardous Substances and Wastes

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