Amandine Garde is a Professor of Law at the University of Liverpool and a qualified (non-practising) solicitor. In 2015, she established the Law & NCD Research Unit, which regularly advises international organisations, NGOs, public health agencies and governments worldwide. In particular, she has worked closely with the WHO, Unicef and the European Union; she has written numerous policy reports, including A Child Rights-Based Approach to Food Marketing: A Guide for Policy Makers (Unicef, 2018); she has developed several training courses on law, NCD prevention, childhood obesity, healthy diets and food marketing; she is Scientific Advisor to the European Public Health Alliance; and she sits on many advisory groups on NCD prevention in the UK and beyond. She is also a Commissioner of The Lancet-Chatham Commission on Improving Population Health post COVID 19 (2020-2022), and is actively involved in the UKPRP-funded PETRA network on Trade and Health. Her latest book (co-edited with Joshua Curtis and Olivier De Schutter) Ending Childhood Obesity: A Challenge at the Crossroads of International Economic and Human Rights Law was published by Elgar in December 2020. She is the first president of the newly established Law and public health section of the European Public Health Association, and Elgar’s Health and the Law Series Editor.
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