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24 finalists highlight excellent examples of EU organic from field to fork

Read this news item in German (by BioPress), Spanish & Catalan (by Bio Eco Actual). BRUSSELS, 19 JULY 2024 –…

Welcome back, Ms von der Leyen. EU organic looks forward to continue transforming our rural areas & food systems

BRUSSELS, 18 JULY 2024 – The European organic movement congratulates Ursula von der Leyen on her re-election as President of…

More than 200 food companies call for strict legislation on new GMOs - Sign and share our joint European letter

More than 200 organic and conventional companies from 12 European countries are already calling for strict legislation on new GMOs…
15/07/2024
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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…

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
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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…

ECOSCORE: organic farming organisations reach an agreement ending legal procedures with ADEME, YUKA and its partners [EN+FR versions]

[French version below] BRUSSELS, PARIS, 4 JUNE 2024 – “In January 2023, the European federation of organic agriculture (IFOAM ORGANICS…
04/06/2024
GMOs Seeds

New genomic techniques, what comes up? 

Despite significant political pressure to reach an agreement among the EU institutions before the European elections in June 2024, the…
03/06/2024
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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…

Policies should promote uptake of biocontrol

The European organic movement and international biocontrol manufacturers call on the European Commission to ensure faster registration and uptake of…

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
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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
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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
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“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
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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…

Researching detection methods & digital solutions for products derived from new genomic techniques 

From January 2024 to June 2027, IFOAM Organics Europe is part of a technical research project called DARWIN. It aims…
17/05/2024
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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
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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…
10/05/2024
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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…
06/05/2024
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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…

IBMA and IFOAM Organics Europe call for policies to promote the uptake of biocontrol

IFOAM Organics Europe and the International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association (IBMA) call for policies to promote the uptake of safe, environmentally…

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…

EU Parliament advances organic plant breeding with new PRM legislation vote

BRUSSELS, 24 APRIL 2024 – Today’s vote on the Plant Reproductive Material Regulation (PRM) legislation could contribute to a balanced regulation…
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
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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
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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
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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
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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…

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…

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
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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
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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…
 
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