Watch the EU Organic Awards ceremony, tomorrow 23/9, 10:00
Tomorrow, Friday 23 September, there will be the second edition of the EU Organic Day, established by the European Commission in 2021. This will also mark the first edition of the EU Organic Awards. Aimed to reward European organic excellence, the EU organic awards scheme comprises 7 categories and 8 awards (you can see who was shortlisted on our website).
In case you would like to look at this ceremony, you can tune in online tomorrow, starting at 10:00.
10:00: Opening remarks by moderator
10:05: Keynote speech by European Commissioner for Agriculture, Janusz Wojciechowski
10:15: Moderated roundtable discussion on the state of implementation of the Action Plan for the Development of Organic Production
11:00: Award ceremony
12:15: Q&A with journalists
12:25: Closing remarks by moderator
There are interpretation arrangements in EN-FR-DE and ES-IT-PO
Other activities on EU Organic Day
On Friday 23 September we will celebrate the EU Organic Day across Europe. For an overview of what is happening, check out the many initiatives throughout Europe on an interactive map and on social media using #EUOrganicDay and #EUorganic Day on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn & Instagram.
As IFOAM Organics Europe we represent the entire European organic movement, and we will be active on social media throughout the day using #EUOrganicDay and #EUOrganicDay
About EU Organic Day and the EU Organic Awards
The Action Plan for the Development of Organic Production adopted in March 2021 takes the approach that, in order to stimulate organic production, consumer demand for organic products should grow. This requires, amongst other things, increased public awareness of the characteristics and benefits of organic production.
For this purpose, the Action Plan includes the launch of annual awards recognising excellence in the organic value chain. The inaugural EU organic awards ceremony is taking place in Brussels on 23 September 2022, as one of a range of activities and events to mark EU organic day.
The awards are jointly organised in the European spirit by the European Commission, the European Economic and Social Committee, the European Committee of the Regions, IFOAM Organics Europe and COPA-COGECA.