The Right to Food Summit

Foundation for Human Rights (FHR)

The Right to Food Summit, 12-13 December 2016, Sunnyside Park Hotel, Parktown

The Foundation for Human Rights (FHR) cordially invites non-governmental organisations and community-based organisations and co-operatives working in the area of food security to the Right to Food Summit, taking place from 12-13 December 2016, at Sunnyside Hotel in Johannesburg.

The summit is aimed at having an extensive engagement with stakeholders on practical ways to addressing the food problems in South Africa. Central, but not limited to the discussion will be a food bank model as a possible way of addressing hunger in some of the most marginalised parts of society.

“...one in four people currently suffers hunger on a regular basis and more than half of the population live in such precarious circumstances that they are at risk of going hungry,” Oxfam, Hidden Hunger Report.

The FHR believes access to food is one of the key challenges facing our country at the moment. The challenges are further exacerbated by the recent droughts and the economic climate among other things.            

Dates:

  • Monday, 12 December 2016 (9h00 – 17h00)
  • Tuesday, 13 December 2016 (9h00 – 14h00)

Venue: Sunnyside Park Hotel (Princess of Wales Terrace & Carse O'Gowrie Rd, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2041)

RSVP: Please click here to download the Delegate Requirements Form and return it by no later than 9 December 2016 before 12h00. The form must be emailed to Millicent Pholosi at mpholosi@fhr.org.za or by fax to 086 625 0276.
 
For any queries, contact Millicent on email or at FHR on 011 484 0390.
 
FHR will circulate the final programme to those organisations confirming their participation, closer to the event.
 
For more about the Foundation for Human Rights, refer to www.fhr.org.za.

For more about the Government of Flanders, refer to www.flanders.be/en.

For more about the Department of Justice & Constitutional Development, refer to www.justice.gov.za

Event Start Date: 
Monday, 12 December, 2016
Event End Date: 
Tuesday, 13 December, 2016
Event Venue: 
Sunnyside Park Hotel, Princess of Wales Terrace & Carse O'Gowrie Rd, Parktown
Location: 
Johannesburg

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