Food security versus food sovereignty: The clash of paradigms

March 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
50 George Square Edinburgh

Professor Olivier De Schutter will be delivering a public lecture entitled “Food security versus food sovereignty: The clash of paradigms”.

Olivier De Schutter is the former UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food and Professor of international human rights law, University of Louvain and Co-Chair of the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food). Professor De Schutter is a leading expert in global policy debates to achieve sustainable and social just food systems.

This event is free and open to the public. A reception will precede the lecture from 5:30 to 6:30PM. The venue is located at The University of Edinburgh, 50 George Square Lecture Theatre G.03, Edinburgh EH8 9JU.

This event is sponsored by the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security, School of Geosciences, Food Researchers in Edinburgh Network (FRIED), and Centre for Security Research.