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The International Food Security Treaty: Protecting the Human Right of Freedom from Hunger with Enforceable Law

October 16, 2023

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Harvard Chan School of Public Health, Kresge 502

677 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Please join us on World Food Day for a seminar on the International Food Security Treaty.

John Teton (Harvard ’70), founding director of the International Food Security Treaty Association will deliver a keynote speech on “Eradicating Malnutrition with Enforceable Human Rights Law.” His presentation will be followed by a panel discussion hosted by Walter Willett, MD, Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Chan School of Public Health. Panelists include:

  • Kaitlin Cordes, JD, human rights lawyer and researcher
  • Robert S. Lawrence, MD, Center for a Livable Future Professor Emeritus, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Wafaie Fawzi, MBBS, Professor of Nutrition, Epidemiology, and Global Health, Chan School of Public Health
  • Uttara Partap, PhD, Research Associate, Department of Global Health and Population, Chan School of Public Health

Hosted by: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic

Virtual Option: to request a zoom link please email

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