Environmental crime (including ecocide) is nowadays widely recognized as a significant global threat to peace, security and sustainable development that needs to be tackled with urgency and codified under domestic and international law. Civil society, institutional and political experts will provide insight on the different aspects of environmental criminality, in view of proposing concrete recommendations.

30 years since Chernobyl

07.04.2016

Witnesses of the past & nuclear power today

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Debate on the future of Europe

06.04.2016

Part 1 - The (dire) state of the Union

From Ukraine to Syria, in a terror-stricken context, from refugees to economic imbalances, the accumulation of the internal and external crises, is laying bare the current limits of EU integration and intergovernmental solutions. Solidarity is receding and with it the spirit of European integration. Citizens’ disconnection from the institutions has morphed into strong anti-establishment populist movements, often of the worst radical right colours. And foreign powers do not shy from fanning the flames of the internal crises, fostering further EU destabilisation.

The Reform of the e-privacy Directive

06.04.2016

How to get it right?

This conference will deal with the following aspects : scope, relation to the general Data Protection Regulation; big data, tracking, cookies, notification fatigue; security, confidentiality, privacy by design

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The Greens/EFA Co-Presidents' briefing

08.03.2016

LIVE press conference 8 March 2016 10:30-10:50

Greens/EFA co-presidents Rebecca Harms and Philippe Lamberts present the key issues of the plenary session and of the European agenda for the Greens/EFA group

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New breeding techniques

02.03.2016

Hidden GMOs?

This conference will look at new breeding techniques in EU farming and food production. Speakers from NGOs, business and European authorities will discuss the risks for food safety, environment and health, as well as their legal status.

The Russian Presence in the European Energy Market

16.02.2016

Policy solutions public conference

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE The objective of the Greens/EFA and Policy Solutions’ joint conference is to...

Organic agriculture negotiations / EU referendum

16.02.2016

LIVE - Press conference Tuesday 16 February 13:30-14:00

The first half of the press conference will deal with the UK's EU referendum. The second half of the press conference will cover the negotiations on the regulation on organic production and labelling of organic products.

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The Greens/EFA Co-Presidents' briefing

02.02.2016

LIVE press conference 2 February 2016 10:30-10:50

Greens/EFA co-presidents Rebecca Harms and Philippe Lamberts present the key issues of the plenary session and of the European agenda for the Greens/EFA group

Environmental Justice in Turkey

27.01.2016

Megaprojects in the Framework of Democracy and Rule of Law in Turkey and the EU

The Turkish government has invested in several construction projects which violate environmental legislation and will have devastating effects on the eco-system. In order to raise awareness about the environmental effects of these projects and to advocate for greater compliance with EU environmental legislation, a mixed delegation of Turkish legal experts and environmental activists will visit Brussels with an aim to strengthening networks with their European counterparts.