On the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the German Federal Ministry of agriculture held its seventh “Policies against Hunger” conference in Berlin, this time under the title of: “The Right to Food is a Human Right”. At the conference, over 250 international participants (among them Carolin Grieshop, Secretary General of MIJARC) discussed different courses of action and recommendations for securing the right to food. The conference is part of a high-ranking series of conferences that have been addressing important topics to do with global food security on a yearly basis since 2001
MIJARC is promoting food sovereignty and solidarity economy. This edition is on economic projects. MIJARC wants to improve the living conditions for rural youth with the help of economic projects.
Considering the great difficulties and challenges faced by rural youth all over the world, such as unemployment, poverty, hard social conditions, lack of training, etc. MIJARC decided to take a step forward in the promotion of solidarity economy initiatives, whose objective is to improve the opportunities, capacities, as well as the standardof living of rural youth, their families and communities. Young entrepreneurship is also a good way to foster the involvement of rural youth groups in economic, social and political life at all levels.....click on the image to read more