2013 Food policy

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Recommendation for Austria par. 17 (2013)

Text of the recommendation

17. The Committee further recommends that the State party guarantee the right to adequate food for people living in poverty, as set out in its general comment No. 12 (1999) on the right to adequate food and the Voluntary Guidelines to Support the Progressive Realization of the Right to Adequate Food in the Context of National Food Security adopted by the Food and Agriculture Organization.

Year 2013
Topic Food policy
Document Type Country Recommendations
Country Austria
Policy Area Food and nutrition security
Human Rights Comiteee CESCR
Human Rights Right to adequate food and nutrition
Groups Affected Low-income groups


Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Concluding observations on the fourth periodic reportof Austria, E/C.12/AUT/CO/4 (2013). Par. 17. Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=4slQ6QSmlBEDzFEovLCuW9RFfyUl9z%2BWiZSaFYknZJM9f7mKRfwhsR3yHjSPykkHfXXRXhVFvpG8yoeqQBAReXlTOQtz7VRbSHegEFOcXYSMG2t7AULQ4z%2Bp86ic9mXc