Preview of events

Final event of IFOAM EU's GMOs project – Debate on New Genetic Engineering Techniques: what is at stake for the agricultural sector?
11 July 2018, Brussels, Belgium

On 11 July, IFOAM EU organises the final event of its project ‘Keeping GMOs out of food’ (2014-2018). The main achievements of the project will be presented, as well as IFOAM EU’s upcoming work on this topic.

There is also room for debate at the event. The main organisations representing the agricultural sector in Brussels – IFOAM EU, La Via Campesina, Copa Cogeca, as well as the European Commission – will debate what is at stake with new genetic engineering techniques. Beatrix Tappeser, State Secretary of the German State of Hessen and former head of biosafety for the German environmental agency will open the debate.

Have a look at the provisional agenda for more details. For more information or to register to this event, please contact pauline.verriere [at]

Save the date for the European Copper Conference 
15-16 November 2018, Julius Kühn-Institut, Berlin-Dahlem, Germany

The third edition of the European Copper Conference will be co-organised by IFOAM EU together with the Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI) and the Bund Ökologische Lebensmittelwirtschaft e.V. (BÖLW). The conference will be held in English and will be organised around three thematic blocs – guidance for risk assessment for mineral substances, European copper minimisation strategies and research and innovation

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