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Joint Statement on Food Security (OAS/FAO)

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June, 2012

The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS/GS) through the Executive Secretariat for Integral Development, and the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) released a joint statement in which both institutions reiterate the need to implement comprehensive social protection systems in order to contribute to the enforcement of the right to adequate food interdependently with other social rights. The statement also supports the role of the Inter-American Social Protection Network (IASPN) in the promotion of broader cooperation on food security issues.

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