Which seeds for a just transition to agroecological and sustainable food systems?
Sarah Wiener MEP and Martin Häusling MEP for the Greens/EFA group organise a hybrid event to present a political study they commissioned in preparation of the Commission’s expected proposal for a new seed marketing legislation in
the first half of 2023.
The event EU reform of seeds marketing rules: Which seeds for a just transition to agroecological and sustainable food systems? is in hybrid format, online and at the Representation of Lower Saxony, Rue Montoyer 61, Brussels. Speakers will present in English and German and interpretation is available. Registration is required.
- Part I: Introduction & welcoming
(Miriam Staudte, Minister of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection of Lower Saxony; Sarah Wiener, MEP; Magdalena Prieler, Arche Noah; Dorothée André, Head of Unit Plant Health, EU Commission)
- Part II: Panel discussion “What seed reform is needed / what seed do we need?”
(Spyridon Flevaris, DG SANTE, EU Commission; Eric Gall, Deputy Director at IFOAM Organics Europe; Annika Michelson, NGO Maadjas, Estonian Seed Saver Organisation; Riccardo Bocci, Rete Semi Rurali Italy; Cloé Mathurin, Via Campesina)
Moderation: Hannes Lorenzen, President Arc 2020
Closing words by Martin Häusling and Miriam Staudt
- Agricultural reception hosted by Miriam Staudte Minister of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection of Lower Saxony