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  • Speaker
    Staffan Nilsson

    The EESC has renewed its call to the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission for a robust CAP budget to be maintained at least at the same level as in the current period.

    Staffan Nilsson`s speech at the Congress of European Farmers 2012
  • Speaker
    Staffan Nilsson
    Soil is crucial to our livelihoods, as it supplies us with food, fibre, fuel and raw materials. We certainly consider it to be an issue of strategic importance, and not only as an environmental issue but also as a key element of sustainable economic growth in Europe.
    Staffan Nilsson keynote speech on soil & water at the Green Week 2012
  • "Cross-border Latvian/Lithuanian Conference: Implications of CAP inequality - consequences and opportunities"
    Programme - Crossborder Conference - Latvian/Lithuanian CAP
  • "The role of women as drivers of a development and innovation model in agriculture and rural areas"
    Programme - Public Hearing - The role of women in agriculture
  • Speaker
    Staffan Nilsson
    For a multifunctional agriculture geared towards sustainability objectives "I welcome most of the European Commission's proposals launched which, to some extent, incorporated the civil society's input on the reforms needed in the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). We welcome the enhanced focus on the environment. We at the EESC believe that CAP funds should in future be used to maintain and develop everywhere multifunctional agriculture geared towards sustainability objectives. ..."
    EESC president's statement on the European Commission's CAP reform proposals launched today, 12 October 2011
  • Nature Restoration Law in the Focus of Civil Society

    In this issue:

    • Our members discuss the long-debated Nature Restoration Law
    • Guest articles by Silvie Kreibiehl and Svenja Schünemann (German Nature Conservation Association - DNR), Edwin Michiels (Agriculture and Horticulture Organisation Netherlands (LTO)) and Susanne Westhausen (Cooperatives Europe)
    • Interview with rapporteur Pietro Barbieri on the EESC opinion 'Strengthening civil dialogue and participatory democracy in the EU: a path forward'
    Civil Society Organisations' Bulletin - March 2024
  • In this issue:

    • Members' proposals and demands for the future of food
    • Guest articles by Monique Goyens, Director General of BEUC, and Marta Massa, Director of the European Office, Slow Food Europe
    • Members' comments on current affairs #StandWithUkraine #EUtaxonomy #CoFoE
    • Report on our recent conference on 'Climate Change and Energy Transition'
    Diversity Europe Newsletter - March 2022
  • Topics:

    • Impact of digitalisation on labour markets
    • Brexit: why the Irish Border is a core issue?
    • A Paris-style agreement is needed on the future of work
    • The Common Agriculture Policy: it's less about direct payments than you think!
    The Employers' Group newsletter September 2017
  • Newsletter of the Various Interests Group of the EESC

    Europe III - March 2014