The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has announced its winners in the first ever EU Organic Awards, co-organised with the European Commission and other partners to reward excellence along the European organic value chain.
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The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is proud to announce the finalists, by category, for the first ever EU Organic Awards, co-organised with the European Commission and other partners to reward excellence along the European organic value chain.
This year – 2022 – the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will be co-organising the first-ever EU organic awards, together with the European Commission, European Committee of the Regions (CoR), COPA-COGECA and IFOAM Organics Europe, aimed at recognising excellence and rewarding the best and most innovative players in the EU organic value chain.
Ahora que Europa retoma lentamente su senda tras la crisis de la COVID-19, es hora de pasar de las palabras a los hechos y aplicar la Estrategia «De la Granja a la Mesa». El Comité Económico y Social Europeo (CESE) aboga firmemente por apoyar la transformación de los sistemas alimentarios europeos para que sean más sostenibles desde el punto de vista medioambiental, económico y social, y señala que los consumidores tienen un papel clave que desempeñar en este contexto.
Es necesario reforzar el proyecto europeo para afrontar en mejores condiciones un mundo en transición: esta fue la principal conclusión de la mesa redonda celebrada el 4 de marzo en la sede de la Representación de la Comisión Europea en Madrid con el título “Políticas europeas para un mundo en transición: retos ante las próximas elecciones europeas”.
EESC wants better protection of farmers in both FTAs and the food supply chain – calls for climate change to be factored into CAP policies
On 20 February, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) met with Commissioner Hogan to talk about the future CAP. Read the press release
The CAP reform must strengthen the financial position of farmers, as well as their position in the supply chain. A strong well-funded CAP is essential for sustainable and viable agriculture in the EU. The CAP's provisions must attract and support young farmers and facilitate generational renewal. This includes a strong first pillar that ensures a fair income for active farmers and an incentive for the delivery of public goods, and a second pillar that corresponds to the Cork 2.0 declaration and better supports Europe's rural areas.
The current framework does not lead to sustainable food systems, warns the EESC
The current EU framework does not suffice for a transition to more sustainable food systems. A comprehensive food policy is urgently needed in order to improve coherence across food-related policy areas, restore the value of food and ensure the effective implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) said at its plenary session on Wednesday.
The European Economic and Social Committee and the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation held their seventh joint seminar in Brussels on 27 September 2017. Both sides highlighted that civil society has an instrumental role to play in contributing to sustainable economic, social and cultural development, democracy and human rights, and fostering people-to-people contacts – one of the guiding principles underpinning the EU's engagement with Russia.
A few weeks before the European Commission was to vote on a ten year renewal of the glyphosate licence, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) offered a forum for discussion during its plenary on Wednesday. Two of the European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) proponents, David Schwartz from WeMove.org and Herman van Bekkem from Greenpeace, were invited to present the goals of their initiative.
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