WTO Chief Blasts UN Report On Trade, Food Security

Law360, New York (December 15, 2011, 12:33 PM EST) -- World Trade Organization Director-General Pascal Lamy on Wednesday pushed back against a UN report that claimed WTO rules were at odds with food security in many countries, arguing instead that international trade is an integral part of the solutions to achieve global food security.

Lamy made his rebuttal in a letter to professor Olivier De Schutter, the UN Human Rights Council’s Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, blasting De Schutter’s November report, which asserted that nations should limit their reliance on international trade to achieve...
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