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Geneviève Parent

Geneviève Parent


Regular member of ESEI

Full Professor, Faculty of Law, Legal Research Chair in Food Diversity and Security

Professor Parent’s areas of interest include food security and national and international agri-food law. Her research focuses on national and international legal means to ensure agricultural and food diversity, the analysis of the impact of international law on Canadian and Quebec agri-food legislation, and the search for greater coherence between international economic law and other spheres of law to promote sustainable global food security.

She has written numerous scientific articles and books and is a frequent speaker at various national and international meetings.

Recent publications:

  • Parent G., « Using legal frameworks to build healthy and sustainable food environments » (2019), UNSCN Nutrition - Food environments: Where people meet the food system, 44, Rome, 91-96.

  • Parent G., Modou K.L. « Les expressions de la spécificité agricole » (2018) 50 :1 RD Ottawa 99.
  • Parent, G. et LeBreton-Derrien, S., « L'accaparement des terres agricoles », dans dans D. Cholet et S. Normand, Droit français – Droit québécois : inspirations mutuelles, Éditions Yvons Blais, 2019, 526 p.

Research interests

    • National and international agri-food law
    • Food security
    • International public law