In this issue : new rules will help prevent overfishing / take action and tell your Ministries to block 3 genetically modified maize from entering EU fields / a European citizens' initiative to stop glyphosate / European Commission comitology reform / access to land for farmers in the EU
Stop glyphosate and make low risk pesticides available to EU farmers!
One week after the launch of a European citizens’ initiative aiming at banning glyphosate-based herbicides in the EU and setting EU-wide mandatory reduction targets for pesticide use, the European Parliament adopted today with a broad majority a non-binding resolution calling for increased EU availability of low-risk pesticides, focussing on those of biological origin.
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Introductory speech: José Bové (5min)
9h35 - 10h40
PANEL n°1 - How to break silence as a victim of pesticides in the agri food chain
Moderation: José Bové (5min intro speech)
Commission commits to Action Plan to ensure full compliance
Following an orientation debate held today by the College of Commissioners, the European Commission has confirmed it will develop an Action Plan to improve implementation of the Birds and Habitats Directives (Nature Directives) and their coherence with other EU policies.
The Greens/EFA group &nda...
Green position ahead of the orientation debate of the Commission college on the follow-up to the Fitness Check of the Birds and Habitats Directives
The Birds and Habitats Directives form the cornerstones of the EU’s legislative framework on nature conservation and are making a major contribution to halting the loss of biodiversity and ecosystem services.
GREEN INSIGHT INTO EU FOOD POLICY
Glyphosate: MEPs protest on Right to Know Day against fake transparencyBan on Bisphenol A in all food contact material GMO- Divergence of opinion within EFSA highlights serious shortcomings with assessment process World Food Day: Agriculture must move in step with ...