4 edition of Food Aid Convention 1999 found in the catalog.
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|Pagination||xvi, 99 p. :|
|Number of Pages||41|
|2||Exec. rept. / 106th Congress, 2d session, Senate -- 106-17.|
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The objectives of the Food Assistance Convention are to prevent starvation, reduce hunger, improve food security, and improve nutrition by:• Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs• addressing the food and nutritional needs of the most vulnerable populations through commitments made by the Parties to provide food assistance that improves access to, and consumption of, adequate, safe and nutritious food;• Each Member which has ratified this Convention and which does not, within the year following the expiration of the period of ten years mentioned in the preceding paragraph, exercise the right of denunciation provided for in this Article, will be bound for another period of ten years and, thereafter, may denounce this Convention at the expiration of each period of ten years under the terms provided for in this Article.
The Secretary-General of the United Nations is designated as the Depositary of this Convention.
Economic Growth, Energy, and Environment• Indigenous individuals also have the right to access, without any discrimination, to all social and health services. PREAMBLE [ ] The Parties to this Convention, Confirming their continued commitment to the still valid objectives of the Food Aid Convention, 1999, to contribute to world food security, and to improve the ability of the international community to respond to emergency food situations and other food needs of developing countries; Seeking to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, and quality of food assistance in preserving the lives and alleviating the suffering of the most vulnerable populations, especially in emergency situations, by strengthening international cooperation and coordination, in particular among the Parties and stakeholders; Recognising that vulnerable populations have particular food and nutritional needs; Affirming that States have the primary responsibility for their own national food security, and therefore for the progressive realisation of the right to adequate food as set out in the Food and Agriculture Organization FAO adopted by the FAO Council in November 2004; Encouraging governments of food insecure countries to develop and implement country-owned strategies that address the root causes of food insecurity through long-term measures, and that ensure proper linkages between relief, recovery and development activities; Referring to international humanitarian law and the fundamental humanitarian principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality and independence; Referring to the Principles and Good Practice of Humanitarian Donorship, endorsed in Stockholm on 17 June 2003; Recognising that the Parties have their own policies related to providing food Food Aid Convention 1999 in emergency and non-emergency situations; Considering the World Food Summit Plan of Action adopted in Rome in 1996, as well as the Five Rome Principles for Sustainable Global Food Security identified in the Declaration of the World Summit on Food Security of 2009, in particular the commitment to achieve food security in all countries and the ongoing effort to reduce poverty and eradicate hunger that was reaffirmed by the United Nations General Assembly in the United Nations Millennium Declaration; Considering the commitments made by donor and recipient countries to improve development aid effectiveness Food Aid Convention 1999 applying the principles of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's OECD Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness adopted in 2005; Determined to act in accordance with their World Trade Organization WTO obligations, in particular any WTO disciplines on food aid; Have agreed as follows: ARTICLE 1 OBJECTIVES [ ] The objectives of this Convention are to save lives, reduce hunger, improve food security, and improve the nutritional status of the most vulnerable populations by: a addressing the food and nutritional needs of the most vulnerable populations through commitments made by the Parties to provide food assistance that improves access to, and consumption of, adequate, safe and nutritious food; b ensuring that food assistance provided to the most vulnerable populations is appropriate, timely, effective, efficient, and based on needs and shared principles; and c facilitating information-sharing, cooperation, and coordination, and providing a forum for discussion in order to improve the effective, efficient, and coherent use of the Parties' resources to respond to needs.
Any proposed amendments shall be circulated by the Secretariat to all of the Parties at least six months in advance and discussed at the next formal session of the Committee following the end of the notice period. Formal opposition may occur either at the formal session or within thirty days after the circulation of the minutes of a formal session recording the proposed decisions concerned. … The Protecting Power Food Aid Convention 1999, at any time, be at liberty to verify the state of the food and medical supplies in occupied territories, except where temporary restrictions are made necessary by imperative military requirements.
Each Member shall take all necessary measures to ensure the effective implementation and enforcement of the provisions giving effect Food Aid Convention 1999 this Convention including the provision and application of penal sanctions or, as appropriate, other sanctions.
In particular, States Parties shall: f Prevent discriminatory denial of health care or health services or food and fluids on the basis of disability.
Within ninety days after the end of the calendar year, each Party shall provide an annual report, in accordance with the Rules of Procedure and Implementation, to the Secretariat, detailing how it met its minimum annual commitment under this Convention.
Original As adopted by EU : The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was first adopted in the EU.
The new convention expands the traditional focus of previous Food Aid Conventions and now includes all forms of food assistance that will protect and improve access to food for those most in need.
States Parties recognize the right of persons with disabilities to an adequate standard of living for themselves and their families, including adequate food, clothing and housing, and to the continuous improvement of living conditions, and shall take appropriate steps to safeguard and promote the realization of this right without discrimination on the basis of disability.