Event

The future of GMOs in Europe - experiences and best practices

18.11.2015 - 15:00
- 18.11.2015 - 18:30
Last Updated: 24.11.2015 - 12:00
Room JAN 6Q2, European Parliament, Brussels

To register, contact EPP-GMO-Hearing@ep.europa.eu

Event Timetable
View/hide Timetable
Wednesday
15:00
Welcome speech
Speakers
Elisabeth KÖSTINGER, EPP Group Vice-Coordinator in the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee of the European Parliament (EP)
György HÖLVÉNYI, Member of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee of the EP
15:15
Part I: State of play– the EU’s GMO agenda
Chaired by Giovanni LA VIA, Chairman of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee of the EP
Speakers
Ladislav MIKO, Deputy Director-General of DG SANTE, European Commission, on the authorisation of GMOs and citizens' views
Elisabeth WAIGMANN, EFSA, on Genetically Modified Organisms (including environmental risk assessment and post-market environmental monitoring)
CV
Short debate and Q&A
Speakers
Alojz PETERLE, Substitute Member of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee of the EP
16:15
Part II: Member States’ approaches and best practices
Chaired by György HÖLVÉNYI, Member of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee of the EP
Speakers
Katalin TÓTH, Deputy State Secretary, Hungarian Ministry of Agriculture, on the Hungarian GMO-free strategy - a new initiative for labelling and addressing the protein issue
CV
Pere PUIGDOMÈNECH, CSIC, Spanish Research Council, on the experiences of GMO cultivation - a Spanish perspective
Short debate and Q&A
Speakers
Albert DESS, Substitute Member of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee of the EP
17:15
Part III: The impact of GMO policies
Chaired by Elisabeth KÖSTINGER, EPP Group Vice-Coordinator in the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee of the EP
Speakers
Matthias KRÖN, Danube Soya Association, on the protein issue
CV
Pedro NARRO SANCHEZ, EuropaBio, on the biotech industry’s aspects
CV
Alexander HISSTING, VLOG, on GMO-free food and feed market
CV
Short debate and Q&A
Speakers
Christofer FJELLNER, Substitute Member of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee of the EP
18:15
Final conclusions
Speakers
Elisabeth KÖSTINGER, EPP Group Vice-Coordinator in the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee of the EP

Downloads

Poster

Latest

Revamped Europass to help Europeans train and work across the EU
23.01.2018 - 16:30

Revamped Europass to help Europeans train and work across the EU

The European Parliament’s Education and Employment Committee has approved an agreement to revamp the Europass, a kind of online European Union...
Plenary vote
23.01.2018 - 10:56

EP reduces size after Brexit

Today, the European Parliament’s Constitutional Affairs Committee voted on the new distribution of the European Parliament’s seats for 27...
EPP Group Plenary Report: Future of Europe, Bulgaria’s EU Presidency, Russian disinformation, renewable energy
18.01.2018 - 13:15

EPP Group Plenary Report: Future of Europe, Bulgaria’s EU Presidency, Russian disinformation, renewable energy

At the European Parliament’s latest plenary, MEPs debated the Bulgarian EU Presidency’s priorities with Bulgaria’s Prime Minister...
Kids
18.01.2018 - 11:27

Cross-border divorces: focus on the interest of the child

“Besides placement in a foster family or care institution, judges should have the possibility to entrust a child to other members of the family...

Highlights of the week

22.01.2018 - 26.01.2018
Exhaust pipe

Car emission controls: ensuring Dieselgate doesn't happen again

The Members of the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee will approve on Tuesday the agreement on the new rules of type-approval and...
European Parliament

Composition of the European Parliament after Brexit

The Parliament has the right of initiative for a European Council decision on the allocation of seats in the EP for the next legislative period. On...
German Federal Police Test New Biometric Border Control

Improving exchange of non-EU nationals' criminal records

The extension of the European Criminal Records Information System (ECRIS) to third country nationals will be voted by the Committee on Civil...

Events

Jan
31
31.01.2018 - 16:30

The Pan-European Personal Pension Product

To register for the event please contact epp-imco@europarl.europa.eu.

Press Contacts

Gemma Roig Linana
Coordination, Presidency team; South Asia
Phone: