Event


A fair food and agriculture policy

A two-fold conference


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Morning session

Afternoon session

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

How to really feed the world? Fighting hunger at the root

9:30-13:00 | room A1G3

Part 1 | 9:30 – 11:15

  • Introduction by Molly Scott-Cato, Greens/EFA MEP
  • Key note:  Hilal  Elver and  Baskut Tuncak, authors of the UN report " Effects of pesticides on the right to food"
  • Corinne Lepage, former French Environment Minister and former ALDE MEP - Justice Pesticides
  • Giuseppe Angelini, European Commission, DG ECHO
    Fighting hunger and malnutrition in the context of emergency help
  • Debate
  • Conclusion by  Molly Scott-Cato, Greens/EFA MEP

 

Part 2 | 11:20 – 13:00

  • Introduction by Bart Staes, Greens/EFA MEP
  • Helmut Burtscher, Global 2000, challenges in the assessment of regulated products sold to farmers
  • Mario Catizzone, Representative of Gruppo Suolo Europa, Forum Salviamo il Paesaggio, Difendiamo i Territori
  • François Veillerette, Pesticides action network - presentation of « A herbicide free future» and Policy recommendations
  • Debate
  • Conclusion by  Bart Staes, Greens/EFA MEP

 

CAP review: green solutions for a fair food system and agriculture policy

15.00-18.30 | room A1G3

Part 1 | 15.00 - 16.20

  • Introduction by José Bové, Greens/EFA MEP
  • Dr. Yves Zinngrebe, CAP Fitness Check: is the CAP capable to deliver for society and sustainability?
  • Bernard Njonga, activist in Cameroun - Agricultural policies, food sovereignty and WTO's shackles
  • Jenny Gkiougki, Agroecopolis, Via Campesina Greece - Fair, remunerative prices for farmers
  • Debate
  • Conclusion by José Bové, Greens/EFA MEP
     

Part 2 | 16.25 -18.30

  • Introduction by Maria Heubuch, Greens/EFA MEP
  • Marc-Olivier Herman, Oxfam - biofuels and biofools
  • Short debate
  • Karlheinz Knickel, Scientific Coordinator of RETHINK - modernisation of the CAP
  • Benny Haerlin, Foundation on future farming
  • Olga Kikou, CIWF - Animal welfare, antibiotic resistance, ending factory farming, grass fed pasture
  • Debate
  • Conclusion by Maria Heubuch, Greens/EFA MEP

Contact person

Phone Brussels
+32-2-284 29 07
Phone Strasbourg
+33-3-88 16 41 50
Phone Brussels
+32-2-2832576
Phone Strasbourg
+33-3-88173504

Date & Place


18.10.2017 | 09:30 - 18.10.2017 | 18:30
European Parliament - room ASP 1G3 - 60, Rue Wiertz - 1047 Brussels

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