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June newsletter: measuring pesticides, new GMOs, and more!

We just published our June newsletter and it’s rich in updates and information on the hottest organic topics! Not sure…

Preview of events

Pesticides threaten our food and farming systems.They kill pollinators like bees, reduce the quality of soils, endanger the health of…

Review of events

We were thrilled, after two years of digital events, to meet again at the 2022 European Organic Congress. Below you find…
27/06/2022
GMOs

Public consultation on new genomic techniques still ongoing + Member briefing

The 12-weeks consultation period of the European Commission in the context of the Impact Assessment for new legislation for ‘New…

A more organic future: ten take-aways of the European Organic Congress 2022

We were thrilled, after two years of digital events, to meet again at the 2022 European Organic Congress. Below you…

Relive our 20-years anniversary reception

Last month, more than 100 people representing the European organic supply chain and movement, consisting of farmers, processors, retailers, certifiers,…

European organic movement stands in solidarity with Ukrainian organic farmers at European Organic Congress

BORDEAUX, FRANCE, 16 JUNE 2022 – Today, ahead of the start of the European Organic Congress 2022, the Ukrainian organic…

Celebrating 20 years of the European organic movement in Brussels

©Chris MarchalTake a look at our Facebook album for more pictures of the event On Wednesday 11 May 2022, more…

20 years of making Europe more organic

BRUSSELS, 11 MAY 2022 – Today, IFOAM Organics Europe celebrates its 20-years anniversary. Established in 2002 as the united voice…
03/05/2022
GMOs

Commission opens public consultation on new legislation for new genetic engineering techniques

The EU Commission launched a 12-weeks consultation period in the context of the Impact Assessment for new legislation for ‘New…
16/03/2022
GMOs

No risk assessment and labelling for eggs and hens of genetically modified origin?

Following an EU Commission statement, it can be concluded that eggs and laying hens that originate from genetically engineered hens…

Learn about organic textiles & the EU Regulation on the pesticides in our member-only webinars

We continue our “Let’s Discuss Organic!” series of member-only webinars. Join experts from our team and network and discuss hot…
14/03/2022
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Volunteering at IFOAM Organics Europe: Team work and discovering Belgium

Hello, my name is Rico and in September I started working at IFOAM Organics Europe as one of the ESC…

Members can now get inspired for EU Organics Day & learn about EU Organic Awards

On 10 March, we held a webinar to inform the movement about the EU Organic Awards and inspire our members…
11/03/2022
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The Year of organics Organics toolkit – Celebrate with us

This year, the European organic movement will celebrate its 20th anniversary. Together with IFOAM – Organics International’s 50th and IFOAM Asia’s 10th anniversary, 2022 will…
03/02/2022
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Share our vacancies: HR Consultant and Communications Coordinator

We are recruiting. Are you experienced in Communications? Or in HR? Check out our opportunities HR Consultant (Part-time, remote) Degree…
02/02/2022
GMOs

New GMOs: What’s next for Europe & state-of-play legislative process

As covered in previous editions of our newsletter, the European Commission has been moving forward with plans to create a…
02/02/2022
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Help us celebrate our birthday and the Year of Organics

This year, we will are celebrating our 20th anniversary. Together with IFOAM – Organics International’s 50th and IFOAM Asia’s 10th…
20/01/2022
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Reminder: IFOAM Organics Europe Meets Business 2021 available for members!

Did you miss IFOAM Organics Europe Meets Business 2021? Access the event recordings is available to our member on IFOAM Organics Europe…
18/01/2022
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Volunteering at IFOAM Organics Europe: Personal development through international experience

Through the experience that JINT gives me at IFOAM Organics Europe and in the city of Brussels, I am getting…
17/12/2021
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Hiring now - Colleagues for our Project & Fundraising, Events & Membership, and Communication team

IFOAM Organics Europe is seeking three self-motivated and responsible people to join our Project & Fundraising, Events & Membership, and Communication…
16/12/2021
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Happy holidays from IFOAM Organics Europe

IFOAM Organics Europe wishes you caring, healthy, ecological, and fair holidays! May 2022 be bright, peaceful, inspiring, healthy, united, joyous,…

Preview of events

Next year, the European organic movement will celebrate its 20th anniversary. Together with IFOAM – Organics International’s 50th and IFOAM…
14/12/2021
GMOs

Commission event: Can New Genetic Engineering Techniques (NGETs) be sustainable?

The European Commission invited stakeholders, public officials, and politicians for a high-level event to discuss their plans to launch new…
12/12/2021
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Celebrating 20 years of IFOAM Organics Europe in the Year of Organics throughout 2022, across Europe

Next year, the European organic movement will celebrate its 20th anniversary. Together with IFOAM – Organics International’s 50th and IFOAM…

Welcome note October 2021 newsletter

Dear readers, Autumn has reached Europe, and unlike nature at this time of year, our work is not slowing down.…

Need inspiration communicating organic’s benefits? Members can check our updated arguments

In spring this year, we asked our membership to help us improve our database of organic’s benefits. Based on your…

IFOAM Organics Europe Council will meet on 23 November 2021

The next edition of IFOAM Organics Europe Council meeting will take place on 23 November 2021. Are you a member…
12/10/2021
GMOs

Participate in Commission Public Consultation to keep (new) GMOs regulated and to protect organic

As covered in the last edition of the newsletter, the Commission is considering a new legal proposal for so-called “New…
28/09/2021
GMOs

Public consultation for new legal proposal upcoming

On 29 April 2021, the European Commission published a study on the status of New Genomic Techniques under Union law…

Public consultation on carbon farming initiative roadmap & re-launch climate change task force

The European Commission has opened its public consultation on the roadmap for the initiative “Restoring sustainable carbon cycles” and feedback…
08/09/2021
GMOs

The debate about new GMOs in Europe: Our Policy Coordinator in conversation with Slow Food Europe

In their podcast series on European food and farming policies, Slow Food Europe brings together experts to discuss hot matters…
30/06/2021
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Our 2020 annual report is online! Read about us, our vision 2030 & achievements

Do you want to know more about the work we did to help transform European food and farming in 2020?…
09/06/2021
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European retailers take a strong stand against deregulating new GMOs

On 26 May 2021, European retailers took a strong stand against deregulating new GMOs in a joint resolution. One of…
19/05/2021
GMOs

New GMOs in Europe? Slow Food Europe podcast with our Policy Coordinator

Slow Food Europe just launched a podcast series dedicated to European food and farming policies, gathering experts to discuss hot…
17/05/2021
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Apply to become our new volunteers - ESC call open

We are looking for six motivated volunteers to join our team in Brussels. Are you interested in the European organic…

Welcome note May 2021 newsletter

Dear readers, It is spring, a period I associate with birth and budding blossoms, the energetic execution of gardening plans…
05/05/2021
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Political hotspot May 2021 newsletter

On Thursday, 29 April, the Commission released their long-awaited in-house study on the ‘status of new genomic techniques under Union…

Our members can now provide feedback to our new internal strategy

We are working on our new internal strategy. To make sure you, our membership, have a say in this, we…
05/05/2021
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Hiring now - Colleagues on climate change, the CAP and agriculture, environmental & food policy activities

IFOAM Organics Europe is seeking three self-motivated and responsible people to join our Policy Team: Policy Coordinator on Agriculture and…
30/04/2021
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Looking for new volunteers – ESC call to be launched on 17 May

On 17 May, IFOAM Organics Europe will launch a new call for 6 motivated volunteers to join our office in…
 
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