• Christophe Golay
    Christophe Golay
    Senior Research Fellow at the Geneva Academy

    Dr Christophe Golay is Senior Research Fellow at the Geneva Academy. Since 2009 he has been providing legal advice to a number of stakeholders in relation to the negotiation, adoption and implementation of the UN Declaration on the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas (UNDROP). He published extensively on the use of UNDROP to promote the right to seeds in Europe.

  • Riccardo Bocci
    Riccardo Bocci
    Manager Director of Rete Semi Rurali

    MSc in Agriculture, University of Florence he is the managing director of the Italian farmers’ seed network“Rete Semi Rurali. On behalf of Rete Semi Rurali he has been working on the following H2020 EU projects DIVERSIFOOD, DYNAVERSITY, LIVESEED, CERERE. He has been one of the five European experts on the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Farmers’ Rights and vice chair of the Ad Hoc Technical Committee on Sustainable Use (ACSU) under the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA). He has participated to the working group that delivered the Italian Guidelines for the Conservation of PGRFA, coordinated by the Ministry of Agriculture.


Rete Semi Rurali
Rete Semi Rurali

Other Organizers

Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights


Magnet Ház
Magnet Ház

A place that provides space for programmes, lectures and discussions, focusing on community and social initiatives, sustainability, self-awareness and culture.

Oct 28 2022
11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Everything you always wanted to know about the FAO Treaty and UNDROP, but were afraid to ask

This workshop is part of of the 11th Let’s Liberate Diversity! Forum!

We aim to  increase awareness on the FAO Treaty and UNDROP, to discuss how to implement them in EU, to present the outcomes of the GB9 held in Sept. 2022 in India, to see the importance of the FAO Treaty and UNDROP for our world.

This workshop will present the main points of the FAO Treaty and UNDROP and the outcomes of the Governing Body meeting held in India from 16th to 25th of September 2022. Based on this information participants will have the opportunity to present the situation in their countries and see how to implement the Treaty and UNDROP at EU and national level.