Rewatch the webinar on the regulatory changes of the new EU Organic Regulation relevant to the Global South
Did you miss the web meeting organized by the International Trade Centre on the new Organic Regulation (EU) 2018/848? Would you like to refresh your memory? Watch it again to learn more on the main changes and effects the implementation of the new EU Organic Regulation will have on the Global South.
This webinar was part of a series launched by the International Trade Centre’s Alliances for Action Programme, together with regional partners, to support farmers, agroprocessors and institutions prepare for the future and to raise awareness on new changes to come, such as the new EU Organic Regulation (EU) 2018/848.
During this event, Michel Reynaud, IFOAM Organics Europe’s Board member and sector representative for certification, presented the outline of the current and future legal requirements on organic group of operators.
Other presenters were Karen Mapusua, Vice-President of IFOAM Organics International. Sergi Corbalán, Executive Director at Fair Trade Advocacy Office, and Marike de Peña, Board member of the Fairtrade Foundation, brought in perspectives from the Fair Trade movement, as well as the potential impacts of the new EU requirements on the existing certified groups in the Global South.
Around 1.150 participants from all over the world attended the webinar. The majority of participants representing government institutions (32%), development organizations (22%), private companies (20%), farmers or farmer cooperatives (15%) and certification bodies (11%).