Beyond Growth 2023 Conference.

United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights
Olivier De Schutter

Olivier De Schutter

He is also co-chair of the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems, and author of the book “Trade in the Service of Sustainable Development”, among numerous other publications.

A graduate from Harvard University (LL.M.), and University of Louvain (PhD), Olivier de Schutter is a Professor at the Catholic University of Louvain and at the College of Europe (Natolin). He is also a Member of the Global Law School Faculty at New York University and is Visiting Professor at Columbia University. From 2015 until 2020, he has been a member of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. He has been UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food from 2008 - 2014.