This report sets out the various legal arguments supported by the non-alcoholic food and beverage industry, as well as by the advertising industry, against the sanction of the Healthy Eating Promotion bill; and then refute them based on legal arguments and scientific evidence free of conflicts of interest.

(ONLY SPANISH) The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented global impact in the modern era. Many countries are in a health, economic and social emergency due to the negative consequences of the fight against the new coronavirus.

Undoubtedly, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) established for the United Nations 2030 Agenda will be affected. In this paper we analyze some of the positive and negative impacts on the SDGs, although we anticipate that in general the outlook is negative, especially if we focus on the effects it will have on community health and the increase in inequalities due to the economic slowdown. world.

The transformation of school canteens during the COVID-19 pandemic: speed in the provision and deficiencies in the nutritional quality of the food modules (Only spanish)

In October 2019, in the province of Córdoba, Law 10,661 was passed, amending Law 9,113 establishing the Permanent Provincial Program for the Prevention and Control of Smoking in the province of Córdoba. This new legislation extends the threshold of protection of the right to health. We share an analysis of this last sanctioned law.

On December 31, 2019, the first cases of COVID-19 were reported in the city of Wuhan, China. On March 11, 2020, the WHO Director-General characterized it as a pandemic, also highlighting the alarming levels of spread and severity of the virus. This exceptional situation puts the right to health and its interrelation with other rights in tension, at the same time that it challenges States and their health systems, especially for the protection of groups in vulnerable situations (only spanish version)

This document intends to make an analysis of the Basic Food Basket from the perspective of Human Rights, in the light of the Food Guidelines for the Argentine Population and other food standards regarding adequate food.

Canasta básica argentina – Documento Fundeps [[Spanish version]]

In the framework of the public consultation carried out by the Unit on the Rights of Older Persons of the IACHR, Fundeps, together with other civil society organizations, presented a report on national systems for the protection of the rights of older persons at the beginning of this year. the elderly in America.

On October 30, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) published a communiqué inviting civil society organizations and other interested social actors of the Organization of American States (OAS) to send information on the situation. of human rights in the region. This information will be used for the preparation of chapter IV A of the annual report of the IACHR corresponding to the year 2018 that will be presented to the General Assembly of the OAS.

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FUNDEPS participated in an investigation together with the Federación Interamericana del Corazón (FIC) and the Universidad Católica de Santa Fe in which the labeling of food, claims and marketing strategies in various products of our country was analyzed.

The fundamentals of the amicus seek to prove that the measures adopted by the resolution of the Colombian Superintendence of Industry and Commerce signify a violation of human rights obligations at different levels, while weakening the possibilities of responding to a global epidemic. malnutrition and obesity. On the one hand, the freedom of expression of an organization of civil society is violated, it is even a clear prior censorship regarding its performance in the public sphere. And on the other, human rights obligations are also violated while the Colombian state fails to comply with the recommendations of monitoring bodies on how to deal with the obesity epidemic.

Control del tabaco en Argentina: tareas pendientes para proteger la salud de las mujeres. Participamos y apoyamos la elaboración de un informe realizado por la Fundación Interamericana del Corazón, FEIM, ALIAR y el Instituto O’Neill de la Universidad de Georgetown, sobre las políticas públicas sobre control de tabaco que actualmente permiten el desarrollo de estrategias de la industria dirigidas especialmente a mujeres. El mismo fue presentado en la 65ª sesión del Comité para la Eliminación de la Discriminación contra la Mujer, con el propósito de destacar las obligaciones del Estado en la protección de la salud de las mujeres. El reporte aborda las falencias del Estado Argentino en la protección de las mujeres y niñas de las consecuencias de la epidemia del tabaquismo.

El pasado 10 de julio participamos en la consulta del Relator Especial de Naciones Unidas sobre el derecho a la alimentación. Junto con FIC Argentina, presentamos un documento con recomendaciones en alimentación saludable y la necesidad de regular las prácticas comerciales, que promueven una alimentación no nutritiva y que constituye un factor de incidencia para las Enfermedades Crónicas No Transmisibles (ENTs). Más información: Consulta del Relator sobre derecho a la alimentación: ENTs y derechos humanos