News

 

15/07/2024
Events

Building resilient food futures across generations – Organics Europe’s Youth Event take-aways

The second edition of the Organics Europe Youth Event (OEYE) took place at CIHEAM Bari (Italy) on 8-9 July and…

Read our June newsletter! Here's what you can expect.

We just published our latest newsletter, the last one before the European elections and the summer break. Wondering what’s in…

Political Hotspot June 2024

Ongoing farmers’ protests highlight the need to address concerns about unfair pricing and competition in European agriculture. The objectives laid…

Welcome Note June 2024

Dear reader,   Welcome to our last newsletter edition before the EU elections and summer break. In only a few days…
05/06/2024
Events

Review of events

Last April, 18 European project partners of the OrganicAdviceNetwork project met for three days planning the first steps to set-up…
05/06/2024
Events

Preview of events

External advisory services and advisors with organic competences or an interest in organic are invited to join the OrganicAdviceNetwork project’s…

Open webinar on biodiversity management in organic greenhouses

We are organising a series of free and open webinars relevant to organic farming as part of our involvement in…
03/06/2024
Events

Join our network of advisory services and advisors – OrganicAdviceNetwork 

External advisory services and advisors with organic competences or an interest in organic are invited to join the OrganicAdviceNetwork project’s…

EU Organic Day is coming up - Get ready to be visible on/around 23 September 2024

On 23 September 2024 Europe will celebrate its 4th EU Organic Day! We call on the European organic movement to get…

NGOs call for climate action & fair agrifood systems – 31 May; 1 June & throughout October 

On 31 May, the NGOs who are part of the Good Food Good Farming coalition gathered in Brussels for its…
31/05/2024
Events

Organics Europe Youth Event: Fully booked & programme update 

We are thrilled to announce that second edition of the Organic Europe Youth Event (OEYE) 2024 is fully booked. Thank…

Invitation to Council members to strategy workshop 

We are pleased to invite (y)our national representative(s) to take part in IFOAM Organics Europe’s internal strategy workshop physically on…
27/05/2024
Events

Communicating about organic to audiences across the political spectrum 

On 8 May, many members joined us for a political communications oriented webinar in the Let’s Discuss Organic series. The materials…

Starting the first European network of organic advisors

Last April, 18 European project partners of the OrganicAdviceNetwork project met for three days planning the first steps to set-up…

Organic Farm Knowledge: Free, online knowledge exchange for organic food & farming

Organic and agroecological farming systems are knowledge-intensive and rely on a two-way approach. Research priorities are based on farmers’ needs…
24/05/2024
Events

Nordic organic leaders will debate the future of organic

On 9-10 October, IFOAM Organics Europe will facilitate one of the most important debates at this year’s edition of the…
23/05/2024
Events

“Being Organic in EU” makes Organics Europe Youth Event field trips possible

BEING ORGANIC in EU is supporting the Organics Europe Youth Event excursions. Thanks to this contribution participants to the youth…
21/05/2024
Events

IFOAM Organics Europe at the American Organic Week 

From 11-19 May, IFOAM Organics Europe’s President, Jan Plagge and Director, Eduardo Cuoco were in the US at the Organic…
17/05/2024
CAP

CAP “simplification”: Missed opportunity fails to answer farmers’ demands

Following farmers’ protests, the European Commission proposed a Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform which has now been approved in votes…
17/05/2024
Events

Save the date: Natexpo 2024, same time and place, new format

The international tradeshow for organic products, Natexpo, will be back 23-24 September 2024 at Eurexpo Lyon, France. Every year, Natexpo is…
15/05/2024
Events

European Organic Congress 2024 – Win a free ticket!

We are delighted to announce our special offer for the European Organic Congress 2024 – a free ticket challenge! Take…

Technical workshops future CAP – From food security to solidarity & rural areas

On 16-17 May 2024 the European Commission organised the last technical workshop for Solidarity and Rural Communities in the next…
10/05/2024
Events

Annual organic farmers meeting: New steering committee & CAP post-2027

For this year’s annual meeting, our interest group of organic farmers (IGOF) gathered in Switzerland on 2- 3 May. Bio…

Commission's proposed measures on unfair trading practices

In April 2024, the European Commission unveiled its non-paper Position of farmers in the food supply chain: next steps. In…
06/05/2024
Events

High-level organic retailers meet in Italy

For two days, our members of the high-level retailers’ group (IGOR) met in Italy. Invited by EcorNaturasi they visited the…

Deep-dive into challenges & opportunities for Organic Heterogeneous Material

The 3rd LiveSeeding online workshop on Organic Heterogeneous Material (or OHM) united almost 50 participants. Stakeholders from across Europe, ranging…

Organic movement meets Commission President Ursula von der Leyen 

On 26 April, IFOAM Organics Europe met with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen for a discussion on the…

Soil health and global food security – Organic & biocontrol’s contribution 

On 25 April 2024, high-level experts and policymakers deliberated the different areas regarding biocontrol, organic soil health and research and…

Vote on CAP simplification, a missed opportunity for farmers & citizens

BRUSSELS, 24 APRIL 2024 – Today’s vote in the European Parliament simplifying certain Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) rules will not…
16/04/2024
Events

IFOAM Organics Europe at NOPEX: Market trends session

Joanna Wierzbicka, Deputy Director at IFOAM Organics Europe and in charge of Strategic Initiatives, was invited to speak at the…

IFOAM Organics Europe at BIOFACH 2024: Shaping the future of organic!

On February 13-16, the organic sector converged at BIOFACH/VIVANESS 2024 in Nürnberg, Germany. IFOAM Organics Europe fuelled discussions at the…
11/04/2024
Events

Fifth edition of Organic Food & Eco Living Iberia will feature 300 high-profile international buyers

4-5 June marks the fifth edition of Organic Food & Eco Living Iberia. This year’s fair will bring together top producers,…

Online knowledge exchange session: Biostimulants in organic farming

Have you used biostimulants? Or are you an expert on them? We would like to invite you to Climate Farm…

Soil health and global food security: Research & innovation for biological inputs

Policies for and investment in research and innovation (R&I) that contribute to transforming food and farming are key to achieve…
11/04/2024
Events

Join us discussing organic market developments at Natural & Organic Products Expo 2024 in London

On 14-15 April, Joanna Wierzbicka, our Deputy Director will be attending Natural & Organic Products Expo (NOPEX) at ExCeL, London (UK). Together…
10/04/2024
Events

Review of events

The second year of BEING ORGANIC in EU marked two well-attended sessions and a networking reception at BIOFACH 2024, the…
10/04/2024
Events

Youth unites for a greener, healthier, and fairer agriculture & food system 8-9 July 2024

Following the successful first edition in 2022, we are organising the second edition of Organics Europe’s Youth Event (OEYE). This…

Get inspired by excellent examples carrying out organic’s values

In recent years, the European Union has developed a long-term strategy to become climate neutral: the EU Green Deal. Among…

OrganicTargets4EU: Unlocking the potential of AKIS for the organic sector

The EU Green Deal and the Farm to Fork strategy set the ambitious target of reaching 25% of agricultural land…

New members-only sessions: (mis)use of regenerative & positioning organic to various political audiences

We are thrilled to announce new sessions in our  member-exclusive webinar series ‘Let’s Discuss Organic’. On 26 April we will…
05/04/2024
Food policy

How school canteens can support a healthy, just, and sustainable European food system

On 12 March, three inspiring speakers showed how school canteens can change and integrate sustainability criteria –in urban, rural and…
05/04/2024
Events

European Organic Congress 2024, 10-12 September in Budapest, Hungary

On 10-12 September, closely after the June elections of the new European Parliament, the 17th edition of our European Organic…
04/04/2024
CAP

A CAP simplification without vision – Farmers and organic sector’s demands left behind

On 15 March the Commission unveiled its long-awaited proposal to review the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) to further support farmers.…
04/04/2024
Food policy

Only two more months to apply for EU funds to promote organic food & farming 

Are you a trade or inter-trade organisation in an EU country? Are you working with or promoting organic products? You…

Apply to be the next winner of the European Organic Awards 2024!  

Applications for the third edition of the EU Organic Awards will close on 12 May 2024. If you know of…
31/03/2024
CAP

Launch of organic farmers subgroup on post-2027 Common Agricultural Policy

Our Interest Group of Organic Farmers (IGOF) launched its subgroup on the post-2027 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). While the current…

Preview of events

On 14-15 April, Joanna Wierzbicka, our Deputy Director will be attending Natural & Organic Products Expo (NOPEX) at ExCeL, London…
29/03/2024
Events

Discover the projects organised at BIOFACH 2024 as part of the ''Being Organic in EU'' campaign.

The second year of BEING ORGANIC in EU marked two well-attended sessions and a networking reception at BIOFACH 2024, the…
27/03/2024
Events

Upcoming 2024 Council meetings: Strengthening connections across Europe in September & November

We are pleased to invite (y)our national representatives to the European organic umbrella organisation(y)our natio to meet their European counterparts…

Organic movement starts mapping needs & priorities for research and innovation policies 

Titled “Next steps to sustainable food systems”, TP Organics started its consultation process to identify what the organic movement and…
 
IFoam
I accept I do not accept