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Written contribution from CIDSE, Friends of the Earth Europe, Brot für die Welt, SOMO and IBFAN-GIFA to the IGWG on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights for their second session (24 to 28 October 2016)

This submission by CIDSE, Friends of the Earth Europe, Brot für die Welt, SOMO and IBFAN-GIFA focuses on three core elements of a future treaty: 1. Adequate access to remedy 2. Effective enforcement mechanisms 3. The Treaty and the...

UN expert on food reiterates the importance of protecting breastfeeding against undue marketing, and calls for adequate safeguards to protect public poliycmaking from corporate influence

In August 2016, the Special Rapporteur on the right fo food, Ms Hilal Elver, presented her annual report to the General Assembly. The International Baby Food Action Network welcomes this comprehensive report which addresses the major underlying factors affecting nutrition, including...

Implementing the International Code of Breast-milk Substitutes in Countries: Time to Accelerate Action

On 9 May 2016, WHO, UNICEF and IBFAN had the pleasure to hold an evening of discussion on national implementation of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes and subsequent relevant WHA resolutions at Geneva Press Club. Watch the event podcast on http://new.livestream.com/GvaPressClub/Breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is...