I would like to invite you in a public hearing that I will organize in the European Parliament in Brussels on Friday 18 October at 10.00-14.00, under the title "Quality agriculture and quality food".
The public hearing will focus on best practices of sustainable agriculture and quality food distribution initiatives. The event will be realized under the occasion of a group visit of 30 stakeholders from Greece.
Public hearing: "Quality agriculture and quality food"
European Parliament Brussels, Room PHS 7C50
Friday 18 October, 10.00-14.00
10.00 - 10.10:Welcome speech Nikos CHRYSOGELOS, MEP GREENS/EFA
10.10 - 10.30:Caroline POTTIER, policy officer DG AGRI H3 European Commission:Quality and organic agriculture in Europe- Reflections on CAP reform.
10.30 - 10.50: Edouard ROUSSEAU, Chairman of the Copa-Cogeca Working Party on Organic Farming: The role of cooperative organic farming in European Agriculture.
10.50 - 11.10: Samuel FÉRET, ARC 2020: CAP Reform, good food and good farming campaign.
11.10 - 11.30: Irmi SALZER, Oebv Austria- European Coordination Via Campesina:Food sovereignty in Europe.
11.30 - 11.45: Q&A.
11.45- 12.00: Adamantia KOKKINAKI, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Mediterranean Plant Conservation Unit: Seed Banks, conservation of Mediterranean plant genetic resources.
12.00 - 12.20: Philip DE BUCK (Slow Food Brussels): "How 25 Brussels restaurants are committed into Slow Food this year" and Marta MESSA (Slow Food International): "How Slow Food will defend sustainability in front of the EP".
12.20 - 12.40: Andrea CALORI, URGENCI International Network:Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) in Europe.
12.40 - 13.00: Maarten ROELS, Le Réseau des GASAP:Producer and consumer cooperation networks.
13.00 - 13.20: Stephan KAMPELMANN, Urban Ecology Centre Brussels:Urban Gardens in Brussels.
13.20 - 14.00: Q&A, discussion.
Working language: English.