Austria: RtF - Presentation to school-classes and youthgroups
“Face it – act now!” For RtF and a world free from hunger; Presentation to school-classes and youthgroups. Organized by European Agency for HR / Day of Diversity /Action Day for Pupils, in Museum Quartier, Vienna, Austria.
Ecuador: Forum on Food Sovereignity
FAO Forum: Food Sovereignty. Organized by FAO, FIAN International, FIAN Ecuador. In Ecuador.
Ecuador: Seminar on Right to Food and Legislation
Seminar: Right to Food and Legislation. Organized by FIAN Ecuador. From 29.-31.10. in Ecuador.
Sweden: Right to Food Seminar at the Swedish Parliament
“The Right to Food” Seminar at the Swedish Parliament with speakers: the Swedish minister of development cooperation; Barbara Ekwall, FAO Right to Food Unit, FAO representative of the South-South cooperation programme; Flavio Valente, FIAN International; Federica Donati from the Secretariat of Jean Ziegler Other participants are from FIAN, UBV and the Church of Sweden. A panel discussion will take place with several MP's or MEP's from the 7 different political parties. Organized by FIAN Sweden, the Swedish Green Party, the FAO Nordic Office and other NGOs, in Stockholm, Sweden.
Austria: Hand – over of World Hunger Clock
Austrian Parliament: “Hand – over of World Hunger Clock” to MP/Development Comittee. Organized by FIAN Austria, in Vienna.
France: Milk Production in Africa
Conference about the milk production in Africa and difficulties of west African peasants.
Inauguration of the exhibition in "Le local " Fair trade Shop in Grenoble. Organized by
FIAN France & “Artisans du Monde” in Grenoble, France.
Seminar: sobre la questión de los avances de los agrocombustíbles en Brazil. Tambien voy entrar en contacto con Itamaraty para ver qual és la programación del Gobierno, juntamente con FAO y con CONSEA, para ver se és posible participarmos de alguna actividad en conjunto. Organizado por FIAN Brazil y otras redes y ONGs en Brazil.
Canada: Actions in October
An OP-ED piece that will run during the thanksgiving holiday (October 6-7).
An interfaith worship service around the RTF on the evening of October 15.
Food Charter is hosting a breakfast at the Provincial legislature on the morning of Oct 16.
A half day workshop on the RTF, focused on the nature of state obligations.
Winnipeg Harvest will attempt to break some records on food drives on
October 20 and link the publicity to obligations to fulfilment the RTF.
Organized by Canadian Foodgrains Bank, Winnipeg Harvest, Manitoba Food Charter and Mennonite Central Committee. In Canada.
Canada: World Food Day 2007, “The Right to Food: Canada’s Obligations?”
Public Forum that will examine Canada’s record and obligations, co-sponsored by Oxfam Canada, the United Nations Association, Sierra Club of Canada and UBC School of Social Work and Family Studies. Speakers: Robert Fox, Oxfam Canada executive director, prof. Graham Riches and prof. Stewart Cohen, UBC, Judy Graves, City of Vancouver. October 16th, 12-1.30 pm in Vancouver, SFU Harbour Centre, Room 2270.
Nepal: Mass Rally, Public Speech Programme at World Food Day
FIAN Nepal in collaboration with RtF net in Nepal is organising mass rally and public speech programme in BICC Hall, Kathmandu, with political party leaders, press conference etc.