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Press conference: EU pesticide reduction under fierce attack

In June 2022, the EU Commission presented a legislative proposal on the “sustainable use of plant protection products” (SUR), which…

Political Hotspot - November 2022

The legislative process of revising the EU’s pesticide legislation, the Sustainable Use of Pesticides Regulation (SUR), is full of hurdles,…

Welcome note November 2022

Dear reader,  I am happy to welcome you to this year’s last edition of our newsletter. I am proud to…

1 million EU citizens knock on EU’s door: No synthetic pesticides to save bees & farmers

Over 1 million EU citizens are asking to restore nature, provide healthy food, healthy soil and clean water. On Friday 25…
24/11/2022
Events

Preview of events

This year’s meeting of companies active in and interested in organic will take a deep-dive into a variety of topics…

‘Way forward in organic plant health care strategies’ Conference, 17-18 November 2022, online

On 17 & 18 November, IFOAM Organics Europe, BÖLW and JKI Institüte organised an online conference on the ‘Way forward…
23/11/2022
Events

Review of events

On 8 July 2022, the first ClieNFarms public policy workshop, organised by IFOAM Organics Europe, took place online. The workshop…
23/11/2022
Events

XXIV Premios Internacionales a la Investigación y Defensa en Producción Ecológica “Andrés Núñez de Prado”

We are happy and proud to announce that the contest “Andrés y Francisco Nuñez de Prado” organized by Nuñez de…
18/11/2022
Events GMOs

GMO-free Europe Event held at the European Parliament to take a stand discuss the European Commission's new NGT legislative proposal

The European Commission announced a new legislative proposal for so-called ‘Novel Genomic Techniques’ in the second quarter of 2023. This…
17/11/2022
Events

Last chance to join organic sector’s signature event for companies involved & interested in organic

This year’s meeting of companies active in and interested in organic will take a deep-dive into a variety of topics…

Representing organic at Bucharest Leaders’ Summit – The role of organic in the EU Green Deal 

On 10 November 2022, our Director Eduardo Cuoco joined the Bucharest Leaders’ Summit via livestream. During a session on sustainable…

Commission's fertiliser communication, short term fixes, no long-term solutions

In its Communication on ensuring availability and affordability of fertilisers, the EU Commission postpones necessary changes to achieve more sustainable food systems by…

Organic movement asks for higher environmental ambition in the upcoming Fertiliser Communication & digitalization of pesticide use data in SAIO’s implementing act 

Upcoming Fertilizers Communication of the Commission  On 24 October, we co-signed a joint letter with 9 NGOs calling on the…

Sustainability labelling for food: one day to understand all about it

The European Commission is expected to reveal their proposal for a Regulation on Substantiating Green Claims based on the Product…
13/10/2022
Events GMOs

Save the Date: GMO-Free Europe Event 2022 - 17 November

We invite you to join us for a GMO-free Europe event at the European Parliament to discuss the European Commission’s…

Welcome note September 2022 Newsletter - EU Organic Day and EU Organic Awards

23 September was a day of celebrations! Besides the autumn equinox, it was the second edition of EU Organic Day.…
29/09/2022
Events

SmartAgriHubs final event: 26-28 September, Lison, Portugal

SmartAgriHubs is coming to an end this year and had its final event in Lisbon from 26 to 28 September.…
28/09/2022
Events

SAVE THE DATE - IFOAM Organics Europe Meets Business: 30 November, Brussels, Belgium

On 30th November, IFOAM Organics Europe will organise the 5th edition of IFOAM Organics Europe Meets Business. During this event…

Preview of events

This year’s edition of the Organic Innovation Days, the only EU event on organic and agroecological research and innovation, will…
27/09/2022
Events

Organic Innovation Days 2022: 11-12 October, Flanders and Brussels, Belgium

This year’s edition of the Organic Innovation Days, the only EU event on organic and agroecological research and innovation, will…

Updates on pesticides and recycled nutrients: Regulation (SUR), statistics and data

IFOAM Organics Europe welcomed the Commission’s proposal on the revision of the Sustainable Use of pesticides Regulation (SUR). It could…

20-years of IFOAM Organics Europe in Brussels – Re-live the celebration 

©Chris MarchalTake a look at our Facebook album for more pictures of the event On Wednesday 11 May 2022, more…
09/09/2022
Events

SANA exhibition in Bologna: 8-9 September, Bologna, Italy

Our Director, Eduardo Cuoco, colleagues were at the SANA exhibition in Bologna on 8-9 September to meet our Italian members…
06/09/2022
Events

Organic and You(th): Re-imagining the future of food

We are facing a global climate and biodiversity crises and a war in Europe. It seems discouraging. However, at the…
11/08/2022
Events

Natexpo 2022: Don’t miss the reunion in Lyon! 18-20 September

Natexpo, the international trade show for organic products, is returning to Eurexpo (Lyon) from 18 to 20 September 2022. With…
04/08/2022
Events

TP Organics’ Science Day: 29 July, Nuremberg, Germany

TP Organics’ Science Day 2022 at BIOFACH’s summer edition was dedicated to digital technology for local and small-scale processing. Eduardo…
03/08/2022
Events

BIOFACH’s summer edition: Inspiring sessions and meeting the sector: 26-29 July 2022, Nurimberg, Germany

The most important yearly appointment of the organic movement worldwide, BIOFACH took place again in person on 26-29 July 2022.…

Welcome note June 2022 Newsletter

Dear readers, Summer has arrived all over Europe and harvesting season is upon us. Summer mood is not slowing down…

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…

EU Organic Day approaches: Share your initiative, we will give it visibility - 23 September 2022

EU Organic Day is just around the corner, and we are looking forward to celebrating its first fully fledged edition…

Got pesticides in your body? It’s your last chance to find out

Pesticides threaten our food and farming systems.They kill pollinators like bees, reduce the quality of soils, endanger the health of…
27/06/2022
Events

Are you under 40 and interested in organic? Join the first European Organic Youth Event 31/8-1/9, Frick, Switzerland

Are you under 40 and active in the organic supply chain? Or have an interest in organic? Get ready as…
24/06/2022
Events

Join us at BIOFACH 2022, 26-29 July 2022, Nürnberg, Germany

The most important yearly appointment of the organic movement, BIOFACH,  takes place on 26-29 July 2022 in Nürnberg, Germany. This…

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…

Final Event of SmartAgriHubs, 26-28 September 2022, Lisbon, Portugal

26-28 September, the SmartAgriHubs projects will have its final event in Lisbon, Portugal. On Monday 26 September, members of the…

ClieNFarms public policy workshop on climate-neutrality and food security, 8 July, online

On 8 July 2022, IFOAM Organics Europe is organising the first online public policy workshop of ClieNFarms on climate-neutral farming…

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,…

Contribute to the Commission’s consultation on the future EU integrated nutrient management action plan (INMAP)

The Commission is preparing an Integrated Nutrient Management Action Plan (INMAP) as announced in the EU Biodiversity and Farm to…

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…

Conference: Is it possible to have a more sustainable Mediterranean diet? 28-30 September, Bari, Italy

There is a need for a change of course to Sustainable Food Systems (SFS), in which the Mediterranean diet represents…

Do you have pesticides in your body? Join the pesticide check-up and find out

Pesticides are a serious threat to our food and farming systems. On the field, they kill pollinators like bees and…

Organic Innovation Days 2022: Living labs & lighthouse farms in organic, 11-12 October 2022, Rumbeke-Beitem & Brussels, Belgium

After two virtual editions of the Organic Innovation Days, this year’s edition will once again take place as a physical…

Agreement on agricultural statistics (SAIO)

On Thursday 2 June, the Council of the EU and the European Parliament reached an agreement on the new EU…
03/06/2022
Events

Webinar: Farm to Fork, Why a sustainable food strategy is the only option to solve today’s and tomorrow’s crises, 30 May

The webinar, Farm to Fork – Why a sustainable food strategy is the only option to solve today’s and tomorrow’s…

Alternatives to contentious input in organic - Heritage of RELACS project

The RELACS project developed and researched alternatives to contentious inputs in organic crop production – copper and mineral oils, nutrient…

CORE Organic final research seminar, 17-18 May, Brussels, Belgium

The CORE Organic final research seminar, co-organised by TP Organics, took place on 17-18 May 2022 at University Foundation in…
18/05/2022
Events

Preview of events

Right at the start of the EU Green Week, FoodSHIFT 2030’s next webinar will discuss why we need the EU…
18/05/2022
Events

Review of events

On 11 May 2022, the Farm Demo conference showed how knowledge-sharing promotes sustainable agriculture. Three Horizon 2020 projects – NEFERTITI, IPMWORKS and IPMDecisions – jointly…
 
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