Invitation to a press briefing on Saving bluefin tuna - breakfast briefing on new EU rules on bluefin fishing and scandals in the fishery - Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament - European Parliament, Brussels
Sustainable management of Water in Agriculture
Michel Dantin MEP
Chair of the “Agriculture & Water Management” Working Group of the EP Intergroup on "Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development"
Cordially invites you to the breakfast meeting
Sustainable Management of Water in Agriculture
Addressing pressure from agriculture to achieve the goals of the WFD
Keynote speech by:
Director “Sustainability and income support”
Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission
Tuesday 21 March 2017
European Parliament, Brussels
At a time where agriculture accounts for 44% of water abstraction in Europe and where climate change increases water stresses, the supply of water is a key determinant for farmers to ensure high yields and a good quality of food production. On the other hand, EU agriculture has a negative impact on 90% of river basins in Europe. The excessive use of nutrients and pesticides or intensive abstraction are three main causes. At European level, different instruments exist to promote sustainability in this sector. The Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) sets rural development measures linked to effective and sustainable water management, while the Water Framework Directive (WFD) aims at improving water quality through river basin management plans. However, implementation gaps hamper the efficiency of these measures.
This meeting will gather high-level policy-makers, stakeholders, experts and representatives from the civil society, to exchange and discuss the issue of water management in agriculture, and the challenges faced by Europe in the strive to improve the sustainability of the European agricultural model.
To register send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Moderator: Sonja van Renssen, Journalist on EU-affairs
Registration (14:00 – 14:30)
Opening statements (14:30 – 14:50)
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The global renewable energy industry: companies’ strategies and market trends
16 October 2012, Brussels
European Commission headquarters
Berlaymont building – Schuman room
NATURAL REFRIGERANTS - SOLUTIONS FOR EUROPE: Already in its fourth year, this interactive workshop and conference on Natural Refrigerants (CO2, ammonia, hydrocarbons, water, air) will be organised in Brussels from Tuesday to Wednesday, 6-7 November, with a pre-event on 5 November
Mr. Günther Oettinger, EU Commissioner for Energy, Federal Councillor Doris Leuthard, Head of the Swiss Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communication, and Mr. Johannes Remmel, Minister for Climate Protection,
On Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 09:30,
at the Mission of Switzerland to the European Union
Place du Luxembourg 1, 1050 Brussels
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When: Thursday 24 January 2013 @ 10.30 - 11.00
Air pollution in airports
Event date: 31 Jan 13 - 31 Jan 13
A challenge for the working environment - solutions and successful cooperation
AIR POLLUTION IN AIRPORTS
CLEPA Annual Reception 2013
Concert Noble- Brussels
For further information, please contact :
Ms Nathalie Gminder, email@example.com,
If you are not for zero waste, how much waste are you for?
15.00 – 15.10 Opening
Gabi Zimmer, President GUE/NGL
Mikael Gustafsson, MEP GUE/NGL and Chair of FEMM Committee
Gas Week 2013 – Making a Clean Future Real
Building on the success of Gas Week 2012, Gas Week 2013 focuses on how natural gas can help Europe make a clean future real.
Sustainable development depends on real commitments and actions, by real people in the real
world – statement from 2002 Johannesburg Earth Summit Declaration. Several voluntary commitments where mentioned at Rio +20 as good practice of industry moving towards improved sustainability.
Rainer Steffens, Head of the Representation of the State NRW to the European Union
The German Marshall Fund of the United States is pleased to invite you to a discussion on the opportunities for Europe and the United States to lead international efforts to avoid climate change.
On 19 June, the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE), the voice of the HVACR industry, is hosting a High-Level Conference on Energy and Climate.
The conference starts at 14.30 and ends at 18.00.
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