Program preview – Summer Academy in Global Food Law and Policy 2016

Preview Program

This year´s edition of the Summer Academy in Global Food Law & Policy will take place from Monday 18 July to Friday 22 July 2016 in Bilbao, Spain. This is a preview of the program. We invite you to subscribe here to receive future updates.

Key Note address Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (and winning)
Marion Nestle, Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University

Mega-Regional Trade Agreements as New Sources of International Food Law
Marsha Echols, Professor of Law at Howard University School of Law, Director of The World Food Law Institute

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: What is at Stake?
Alberto Alemanno, Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law at HEC Paris and Global Clinical Professor of Law at New York University School of Law

The Trans-Pacific Partnership’s Implications for Food Safety Governance
Ching-Fu Lin, National Tsing hua University, Taiwan

What Role for the Law in the Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases? A Global Perspective on the Obesity Challenge
Oscar Cabrera, Executive Director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center

EU Policies to Tackle Obesity and Overweight: Translating Promises into Change
Ilaria Passarani, Head of the Food and Health Department at BEUC, The European Consumer Organisation

The Implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights in the Agri-Food Sector: A Potential Tool to Feed the Planet?
Kirsteen Shields, Lecturer at the School of Law at University of Dundee

Think Outside the Juicebox: A Commercial Litigation Strategy to Temper the Effects of Food Advertising Targeting Children
Esther Trakinski, New York University

Food Frauds and the Global Food Safety Import Challenges: a Comparative Perspective of EU, US and Chinese Official Controls on the Market
Cesare Varallo, Food lawyer, foodlawlatest

Nudging for Good: Towards a New Form of Corporate Social Responsibility?
Francesco Tramontin, Chair of AIM Nudge Task Force and Mondelez

The Role of Taxation and Economic Incentives in NCD prevention: The Case of Sugar Taxes and Minimum Price for Alcohol Unit
Alberto Alemanno, Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law at HEC Paris and Global Clinical Professor of Law at New York University School of Law

and many more sessions and speakers to be announced.

For more information on how to apply click here

Cultural and Social Program
The Academy also includes a rich social and cultural program, including a guided visit to the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, a traditional Basque dinner and visit to a vineyard.

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